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'He keeps us here because we're Special. Esther is one of the Special Ones - four people who live under his protection in a remote farmhouse. The Special Ones are not allowed to leave, but why would they want to? Here, they are safe from toxic modern life, safe from a meaningless existence, safe in their endless work. He watches them every moment of every day, ready to punish them if they forget who they are - all while broadcasting their lives to eager followers on the outside. Esther knows he will renew her if she stops being Special, and that renewal almost certainly means death. Yet she also knows she's a fake. She has no ancient wisdom, no genuine advice to offer her followers. But like an actor caught up in an endless play, she must keep up the performance - if she wants to survive long enough to escape.' (Publication summary)

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    • Richmond, East Melbourne - Richmond area, Melbourne, Victoria,: Hardie Grant Egmont , 2016 .
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      Extent: 320p.
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      • Published 1 April 2016
      ISBN: 9781742976280

Works about this Work

[Review Essay] The Special Ones Katrina Hedeen , 2017 single work review
— Appears in: The Horn Book Magazine , July / August vol. 93 no. 4 2017; (p. 123-124)

— Review of The Special Ones Em Bailey , 2016 single work novel
Review : The Special Ones Rebecca Kemble , 2016 single work review
— Appears in: Reading Time , June 2016;

— Review of The Special Ones Em Bailey , 2016 single work novel
Grief, Pain and Ordeals by Fire Joy Lawn , 2016 single work review
— Appears in: The Weekend Australian , 21-22 May 2016; (p. 22)

— Review of One Would Think the Deep Claire Zorn , 2016 single work novel ; The Other Side of Summer Emily Gale , 2016 single work novel ; The Secrets We Keep Nova Weetman , 2016 single work children's fiction ; The Special Ones Em Bailey , 2016 single work novel
The Special Ones Written by Em Bailey Liz Ledden , 2016 single work review
— Appears in: Buzz Words , March 2016;

— Review of The Special Ones Em Bailey , 2016 single work novel
Rebecca’s Best of 2016 Rebecca Kemble , 2016 single work review
— Appears in: Reading Time , December 2016;

— Review of The Special Ones Em Bailey , 2016 single work novel ; Illuminae Jay Kristoff , Amie Kaufman , 2015 single work novel ; Elizabeth and Zenobia Jessica Miller , 2016 single work children's fiction
The Special Ones Written by Em Bailey Liz Ledden , 2016 single work review
— Appears in: Buzz Words , March 2016;

— Review of The Special Ones Em Bailey , 2016 single work novel
Grief, Pain and Ordeals by Fire Joy Lawn , 2016 single work review
— Appears in: The Weekend Australian , 21-22 May 2016; (p. 22)

— Review of One Would Think the Deep Claire Zorn , 2016 single work novel ; The Other Side of Summer Emily Gale , 2016 single work novel ; The Secrets We Keep Nova Weetman , 2016 single work children's fiction ; The Special Ones Em Bailey , 2016 single work novel
Review : The Special Ones Rebecca Kemble , 2016 single work review
— Appears in: Reading Time , June 2016;

— Review of The Special Ones Em Bailey , 2016 single work novel
Rebecca’s Best of 2016 Rebecca Kemble , 2016 single work review
— Appears in: Reading Time , December 2016;

— Review of The Special Ones Em Bailey , 2016 single work novel ; Illuminae Jay Kristoff , Amie Kaufman , 2015 single work novel ; Elizabeth and Zenobia Jessica Miller , 2016 single work children's fiction
[Review Essay] The Special Ones Katrina Hedeen , 2017 single work review
— Appears in: The Horn Book Magazine , July / August vol. 93 no. 4 2017; (p. 123-124)

— Review of The Special Ones Em Bailey , 2016 single work novel
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