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y separately published work icon Word of Honour single work   novel   young adult   fantasy  
Is part of Laws of Magic Michael Pryor , 2006 series - author novel (number 3 in series)
Issue Details: First known date: 2008... 2008 Word of Honour
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'Word of Honour begins with a top secret submersible attack boat - with magical enhancements, of course - before moving on to more thrills: a mid-ocean attack on a merchant ship (with the lovely Caroline Hepworth, as well as Aubrey's mother, on board), a world-famous magician with a secret political agenda, a star of the stage who bears a startling resemblance to Aubrey's arch-enemy Dr Tremaine, and the lost magical art of Urbomancy.'

Source: Publisher's Blurb.

Notes

  • Book three of the Laws of Magic series.
  • Steampunk Note: The world of this series, though in many ways different to our own, is clearly inspired heavily by turn-oft-the-century Britain and Europe. The focus on magic in combination with advanced mechanical technology in an anachronistic setting places the series as a work of what we might call steampunk fantasy or magical steampunk.
  • Other formats: Also sound recording.

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

    • North Sydney, North Sydney - Lane Cove area, Sydney Northern Suburbs, Sydney, New South Wales,: Random House , 2008 .
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      Image courtesy of publisher's website.
      Extent: 433p.
      Note/s:
      • Publication date: September 2008.
      ISBN: 9781741662818 (pbk.)
    • Sydney, New South Wales,: Random House Australia , 2011 .
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      Image courtesy of publisher's website.
      Extent: 448p.
      Note/s:
      • Publication Date: 1 February 2011
      ISBN: 1864718641, 9781864718645

Works about this Work

Untitled Lynne Babbage , 2009 single work review
— Appears in: Fiction Focus : New Titles for Teenagers , vol. 23 no. 1 2009; (p. 45)

— Review of Word of Honour Michael Pryor , 2008 single work novel
[Untitled] Jenny Zimmerman , 2009 single work review
— Appears in: Viewpoint : On Books for Young Adults , Autumn vol. 17 no. 1 2009; (p. 50)

— Review of Word of Honour Michael Pryor , 2008 single work novel
Untitled Sue Bursztynski , 2009 single work review
— Appears in: Andromeda Spaceways Inflight Magazine , no. 38 2009; (p. 93)

— Review of Word of Honour Michael Pryor , 2008 single work novel
[Untitled] Jo Goodman , 2008 single work review
— Appears in: Magpies : Talking About Books for Children , November vol. 23 no. 5 2008; (p. 44)

— Review of Word of Honour Michael Pryor , 2008 single work novel
The Making of the Laws of Magic Michael Pryor , 2008 single work column
— Appears in: Viewpoint : On Books for Young Adults , Spring vol. 16 no. 3 2008; (p. 2-4)
Michael Pryor did not set out to write a fantasy-comedy-adventure-political-romance but here he discusses how that came about and his plans for three more titles to complete the story arc of the series.
Untitled Natalie Crawford , 2008 single work review
— Appears in: Bookseller + Publisher Magazine , July vol. 88 no. 1 2008; (p. 50)

— Review of Word of Honour Michael Pryor , 2008 single work novel
[Untitled] Jo Goodman , 2008 single work review
— Appears in: Magpies : Talking About Books for Children , November vol. 23 no. 5 2008; (p. 44)

— Review of Word of Honour Michael Pryor , 2008 single work novel
Untitled Sue Bursztynski , 2009 single work review
— Appears in: Andromeda Spaceways Inflight Magazine , no. 38 2009; (p. 93)

— Review of Word of Honour Michael Pryor , 2008 single work novel
[Untitled] Jenny Zimmerman , 2009 single work review
— Appears in: Viewpoint : On Books for Young Adults , Autumn vol. 17 no. 1 2009; (p. 50)

— Review of Word of Honour Michael Pryor , 2008 single work novel
Untitled Lynne Babbage , 2009 single work review
— Appears in: Fiction Focus : New Titles for Teenagers , vol. 23 no. 1 2009; (p. 45)

— Review of Word of Honour Michael Pryor , 2008 single work novel
The Making of the Laws of Magic Michael Pryor , 2008 single work column
— Appears in: Viewpoint : On Books for Young Adults , Spring vol. 16 no. 3 2008; (p. 2-4)
Michael Pryor did not set out to write a fantasy-comedy-adventure-political-romance but here he discusses how that came about and his plans for three more titles to complete the story arc of the series.
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