The Astonishing Life of Octavian Nothing, Traitor to the Nation, Volume II

By M. T. Anderson

A fascinating portrait of betrayal – part gothic tale, part historical fiction – set against the backdrop of tragedy, slavery and war.

In the second volume of The Astonishing Life of Octavian Nothing, Octavian and Doctor Trefusis escape to Virginia where Octavian joins up with Lord Dunmore's troops, following the famous proclamation promising to liberate any slave that will fight for the British in the Revolutionary war. While there, Octavian reunites with Bono, fights in vicious battles, and falls desperately in love.

  • The anticipation is over - the final instalment of the thrilling literary saga has arrived.
  • Elegantly written and richly textured, this is a startling and stimulating novel for young adult readers.
  • The first volume was published to huge critical acclaim, and was Winner of the National Book Awards.

About the author

M. T. Anderson has worked as a DJ, a music reviewer, and at a children's book publisher before becoming a full-time writer. He is the author of several critically acclaimed young adult novels including Burger Wuss, Thirsty and Feed, which won the Los Angeles Times Book Prize. He teaches creative writing at university level and lives in Massachusetts, USA.

ISBN: 9781406323238
Imprint: Walker
Distributor: Walker Australia-HEDS
Binding: Paperback
Release Date: January 1, 2010
Dimensions: 129 x 198mm, 592pp
Stock Status: Confirmed
Australian RRP: $22.99
New Zealand RRP: $27.99
Stock Level: Out Of Stock

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