Vango: Between Sky and Earth by Timothée de Fombelle audiobook

Vango: Between Sky and Earth: Between Sky and Earth

By Timothée de Fombelle , with Sarah Ardizzone
Read by David de Vries

Candlewick on Brilliance Audio
10.15 Hours Unabridged
Format: Digital Download (In Stock)
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    ISBN: 9781491502914

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In a world between wars, a young man on the cusp of taking priestly vows is suddenly made a fugitive. Fleeing the accusations of police who blame him for a murder, as well as more sinister forces with darker intentions, Vango attempts to trace the secrets of his shrouded past and prove his innocence before all is lost. As he crisscrosses the continent via train, boat, and even the Graf Zeppelin airship, his adventures take him from Parisian rooftops to Mediterranean islands to Scottish forests. A mysterious, unforgettable, and romantic protagonist, Vango tells a thrilling story sure to captivate lovers of daring escapades and subversive heroes.

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Summary

Summary

Kirkus Reviews’ Best Books, Best Teen book of 2014

In a world between wars, a young man on the cusp of taking priestly vows is suddenly made a fugitive. Fleeing the accusations of police who blame him for a murder, as well as more sinister forces with darker intentions, Vango attempts to trace the secrets of his shrouded past and prove his innocence before all is lost. As he crisscrosses the continent via train, boat, and even the Graf Zeppelin airship, his adventures take him from Parisian rooftops to Mediterranean islands to Scottish forests. A mysterious, unforgettable, and romantic protagonist, Vango tells a thrilling story sure to captivate lovers of daring escapades and subversive heroes.

Editorial Reviews

Editorial Reviews

“Thrilling…With numerous characters and a winding and often complicated story, this breathtaking tale is guaranteed to keep teens on the edge of their seats, and will appeal to confident readers who enjoy intricately plotted tales.” School Library Journal (starred review)
“The story’s got all the classic elements of swashbuckling adventure tales like The Count of Monte Cristo…Beautiful writing, intricate plotting, and breathless reveals—plus several plucky female leads—make this a must-read.” Kirkus Reviews (starred review)
“Unusual and captivating.” Horn Book Magazine

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Author

Author Bio: Timothée de Fombelle

Author Bio: Timothée de Fombelle

Timothée de Fombelle is a much-admired French playwright. His children’s book Toby Alone is highly acclaimed in France and has won numerous awards.

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Available Formats : Digital Download
Category: Fiction/Action & Adventure
Runtime: 10.15
Audience: Young Adult (12–17)
Language: English