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May 9th, 2007, 08:11 PM #1
Clare Bell - Ratha series due for reprint
Just a head's up really, on a reissue of fantastic YA fiction.
I first encountered Ratha's Creature over 15 years ago when I was a young teen, and loved it. That has been OP for years, and selling at stupid pre-loved prices. So I was ecstatic to find out today that Ratha's Creature, and the second in the series, are being reprinted, and a new one in the series is also due for release. That will make 5 in all.
If you're a fan of animal fiction and YA, or a young reader, I heartily recommend these. I'll be buying the set based on nostalgia, and the memory of fantastic characters, and a moving, courageous story of intelligent, pre-historic kitties.
August 2nd, 2007, 08:45 PM #2
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I absolutely loved these books as a kid, but only managed to find the first two. I'm definately getting these when they come out. I think the books are accessible for both fantasy fans and for those interested in "Watership Down" style animal fiction. Plus huge, prehistoric cats are more interesting than bunnies.
August 2nd, 2007, 09:27 PM #3
My reply-less post redeemed!
Yeah, I know..far more interesting heh. I only knew there was one from finding it in the library as a young teen. I looked it up, out of nostalgia, hoping to find a reasonably priced second-hand copy, and was so thrilled to discover an actual series exists. Can't wait to read the whole thing, YA or not!