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Berlewen is trapped in a past she has not chosen, denied any modern technology. Honesty, her servant, longs to free her family, now enslaved in a weapons factory. Only Map, the boot-boy, seems sure of the freedom promised to them in an ancient song. They are all prisoners of Them. One day, a summons from Them forces Berlewen and Honesty to flee and brave the mysterious being that guards Glastonbury. Their quest is to find the legendary Prince and free their people from the ruthless domination of Them. But does ...

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Overview

Berlewen is trapped in a past she has not chosen, denied any modern technology. Honesty, her servant, longs to free her family, now enslaved in a weapons factory. Only Map, the boot-boy, seems sure of the freedom promised to them in an ancient song. They are all prisoners of Them. One day, a summons from Them forces Berlewen and Honesty to flee and brave the mysterious being that guards Glastonbury. Their quest is to find the legendary Prince and free their people from the ruthless domination of Them. But does the Prince really exist? How will they recognize him? And even if they find him, how can anyone defeat Them?

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Although this story purportedly takes place in England, it is an England that we pray we'll never see. A mysterious THEY have somehow taken over, and normal life simply does not exist any more. The upper classes have become so removed from their servants that neither considers the other really human. Only THEY are permitted to use cars, guns, electricity and other trappings of modern life. The only problem for the reader is that THEY never appear. THEIR orders are carried out by human slaves, THEIR factories are manned by demoralized human workers, and the supervisors are even more inhumane than their invisible bosses. It's a little too real. 2003, Lion Publishing, Ages 13 up.
—Judy Silverman
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Berlewen Trethevy is a noble; Honesty Olds is her servant. By the rules of Trethevy Castle, Honesty isn't even allowed to be seen by Berlewen or her family. But the Trethevy and Olds families were put in their positions by THEM, the hated overlords of this alternate-reality England. Only THEY are allowed to use cars and guns, while the rest of the population is kept in a state of medieval subjugation. When Berlewen receives a summons from THEM, and her enkenethal (an intelligent dog-like creature hunted almost to extinction by THEM) attacks the messenger, Berlewen is forced to flee her home with Honesty. The two girls travel to the island of Glastonbury in search of the legendary Prince who will bring about the downfall of THEM and lead his people into freedom. At its best, this is a suspenseful adventure, strengthened by the growing relationship between the two girls. Unfortunately the book loses its focus and power at the end, when the heroes are saved by a deus ex machina fierce dragon/earth-goddess won over by Berlewen's ability to show love for her enemies. Them will appeal to junior high students (the heroines are in that age bracket), but there are many scenes of real terror and violence. KLIATT Codes: J—Recommended for junior high school students. 2003, Trafalgar Square, 254p., Ages 12 to 15.
—Samantha Musher
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780745946702
  • Publisher: Lion Hudson
  • Publication date: 4/28/2003
  • Pages: 256
  • Age range: 9 - 12 Years
  • Product dimensions: 5.00 (w) x 8.00 (h) x 0.70 (d)

Meet the Author

Fay Sampson, three-time nominee for the Guardian Children’s Fiction Prize, is the author of many books, including the Pangur Bán Celtic Fantasies Finnglas of the Horses, Finnglas and the Stones of Choosing, Pangur Bán the White Cat, and Shape-Shifter.

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