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The gauntlet by Karuna Riazi

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Published .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • JUVENILE FICTION / Action & Adventure / General,
  • Magic,
  • JUVENILE FICTION / Fantasy & Magic,
  • Bangladeshi Americans,
  • Fantasy & Magic,
  • Fiction,
  • Games,
  • Middle East,
  • JUVENILE FICTION / People & Places / Middle East,
  • People & Places,
  • Board games,
  • Action & Adventure,
  • Escapes,
  • JUVENILE FICTION,
  • General,
  • Muslims,
  • Juvenile fiction

Book details:

About the Edition

When twelve-year-old Farah and her two best friends get sucked into a mechanical board game called The Gauntlet of Blood and Sand, a puzzle game akin to a large Rubik"s cube, they know it is up to them to defeat the game"s diabolical architect in order to save themselves and those who are trapped inside, including her baby brother Ahmed.

Edition Notes

StatementKaruna Riazi
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPZ7.1.R498 Gau 2017
The Physical Object
Pagination298 pages
Number of Pages298
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL26882911M
ISBN 101481486969, 1481486977
ISBN 109781481486965, 9781481486972
LC Control Number2016041448
OCLC/WorldCa951071183

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