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Is part of The Change Sean Williams , 2001- series - author novel (number 1 in series)
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'Sal feels as if he has been on the run forever ... but from what? In a world where the huge, red-sanded deserts are ruled by Stone Mages and the vast coastlines by Sky Wardens, any child with magic ability is taken away to the Haunted City to be trained in the Change. Fundelry is a small town much like any other in the Strand. The people have little tolerance for anyone who stands out, and Sal and his father are strangers, running from someone . . . or something. Sal is rescued from the local bully by Shilly and her teacher Lodo, a mysterious tattooed man who seems to know more about Sal than Sal himself. And Sal′s father seems to want to stay put for a while. But soon the Sky Wardens will come to Fundelry. Before then, Sal must uncover the connection between Lodo and the mother he never met, in order to escape a fate that seems to have been chosen for him before he was even born . . .'. Source: publisher's website.

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Notes

  • Featured by the BIG Book Club, an initiative supported by The Advertiser in partnership with Arts SA, The Australia Council for the Arts, Channel 7 and FIVEAA to promote a love of reading, discussion and literature, July 2003.
  • Dedication: For Ryan

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

    • Pymble, Turramurra - Pymble - St Ives area, Sydney Northern Suburbs, Sydney, New South Wales,: Voyager , 2001 .
      person or book cover
      Cover by Shaun Tan. Source: www.sfsite.com
      Extent: 469p.
      Description: illus., port., map
      Reprinted: 2002 , 2003 0732269954
      ISBN: 0732269946
      Series: Number in series: 1
    • New York (City), New York (State),
      c
      United States of America (USA),
      c
      Americas,
      :
      Open Road Media ,
      2009 .
      image of person or book cover 6598391088010332427.jpg
      This image has been sourced from online.
      Extent: 308p.p.
      Note/s:
      • Published 12 November 2009.

      ISBN: 9780759285170, 0759285179
    • Sydney, New South Wales,: Fantastica , 2017 .
      image of person or book cover 1407693404822141551.jpg
      Image courtesy of publisher's website.
      Extent: 448p.p.
      Note/s:
      • Published August 2017.

      ISBN: 9781925143621, 9781925143614

Works about this Work

Scanners Bruce Gillespie , 2010 single work review
— Appears in: SF Commentary : The Independent Magazine About Science Fiction , August no. 80A 2010; (p. 81-82)

— Review of The Stone Mage and the Sea Sean Williams , 2001 single work novel
Capturing Landscapes of the Mind Alexandra Economou , 2003 single work column
— Appears in: The Advertiser , 5 July 2003; (p. 23)
Marvels in a Familiar Landscape Vic Crossland , 2002 single work review
— Appears in: The West Australian , 26 August 2002; (p. 11)

— Review of The Stone Mage and the Sea Sean Williams , 2001 single work novel ; The Sky Warden and the Sun Sean Williams , 2002 single work novel
Reviews and News Bill Congreve , 2002 single work review
— Appears in: Aurealis : Australian Fantasy & Science Fiction , no. 29 2002; (p. 80-91)

— Review of Rebel's Cage Kate Jacoby , 2001 single work novel ; Fire and Sword Simon Brown , 2001 single work novel ; The Magicians' Guild Trudi Canavan , 2001 single work novel ; The Stone Mage and the Sea Sean Williams , 2001 single work novel ; Schild's Ladder Greg Egan , 2001 single work novel ; Shades Robert Hood , 2001 series - author novel ; Nor of Human... An Anthology of Fantastic Creatures 2001 anthology short story ; The Music of Razors Cameron Rogers , 2001 single work novel ; Bad Medicine Jack Dann , 2000 single work novel ; Jubilee Jack Dann , 2001 selected work short story novella
A Walk on the Bright Side Van Ikin , 2002 single work review
— Appears in: The Sydney Morning Herald , 19-20 January 2002; (p. 12)

— Review of Inheritance Simon Brown , 2000 single work novel ; The Stone Mage and the Sea Sean Williams , 2001 single work novel
Scanners Bruce Gillespie , 2010 single work review
— Appears in: SF Commentary : The Independent Magazine About Science Fiction , August no. 80A 2010; (p. 81-82)

— Review of The Stone Mage and the Sea Sean Williams , 2001 single work novel
Books, Books, Books Bruce Gillespie , 2001 single work review
— Appears in: Scratch Pad 45 , September 2001; (p. 3)

— Review of The Stone Mage and the Sea Sean Williams , 2001 single work novel
CoverNotes Lucy Sussex , 2001 single work review
— Appears in: The Sunday Age , 30 September 2001; (p. 11) The West Australian , 13 October 2001; (p. 8)

— Review of The Stone Mage and the Sea Sean Williams , 2001 single work novel ; Turtle's Song Alan Brown , 2001 single work picture book
A Walk on the Bright Side Van Ikin , 2002 single work review
— Appears in: The Sydney Morning Herald , 19-20 January 2002; (p. 12)

— Review of Inheritance Simon Brown , 2000 single work novel ; The Stone Mage and the Sea Sean Williams , 2001 single work novel
Reviews and News Bill Congreve , 2002 single work review
— Appears in: Aurealis : Australian Fantasy & Science Fiction , no. 29 2002; (p. 80-91)

— Review of Rebel's Cage Kate Jacoby , 2001 single work novel ; Fire and Sword Simon Brown , 2001 single work novel ; The Magicians' Guild Trudi Canavan , 2001 single work novel ; The Stone Mage and the Sea Sean Williams , 2001 single work novel ; Schild's Ladder Greg Egan , 2001 single work novel ; Shades Robert Hood , 2001 series - author novel ; Nor of Human... An Anthology of Fantastic Creatures 2001 anthology short story ; The Music of Razors Cameron Rogers , 2001 single work novel ; Bad Medicine Jack Dann , 2000 single work novel ; Jubilee Jack Dann , 2001 selected work short story novella
Capturing Landscapes of the Mind Alexandra Economou , 2003 single work column
— Appears in: The Advertiser , 5 July 2003; (p. 23)
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