Grimpow by Rafael Abalos audiobook

Grimpow: The Invisible Road

By Rafael Abalos
Translated by Richard McGonagle
Read by Noël Baca Castex

Listening Library (Audio) 9780385903899
13.34 Hours Unabridged
Format: Digital Download (In Stock)
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    ISBN: 9780739359648

GRIMPOW HAD NO idea who the dead man was, but hidden in his leather bag was a treasure that would change his life forever. Ruby andemerald encrusted daggers, silver coins, jewels, and a letter with a golden seal depicting a snake swallowing its own tail. And clutched in the man's firm grip - a stone. A stone that will shape Grimpow's destiny. For when he holds it, strange things begin to happen. Visions of places he's never been fill his mind and he's able to read the strange language in the letter, a message meant for someone else entirely.So begins Grimpow's journey with the stone - a centuries-long journey that has driven sane men crazy, turned peaceful men violent, and made strong men powerless. No man has ever unlocked its secrets. But no boy has ever tried.

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Summary

Summary

GRIMPOW HAD NO idea who the dead man was, but hidden in his leather bag was a treasure that would change his life forever. Ruby andemerald encrusted daggers, silver coins, jewels, and a letter with a golden seal depicting a snake swallowing its own tail. And clutched in the man's firm grip - a stone. A stone that will shape Grimpow's destiny. For when he holds it, strange things begin to happen. Visions of places he's never been fill his mind and he's able to read the strange language in the letter, a message meant for someone else entirely.So begins Grimpow's journey with the stone - a centuries-long journey that has driven sane men crazy, turned peaceful men violent, and made strong men powerless. No man has ever unlocked its secrets. But no boy has ever tried.

Editorial Reviews

Editorial Reviews

Starred Review, Publishers Weekly, October 29, 2007: Ábalos blends the grand-scale storytelling prowess and epic quest element of Tolkien’s Lord of the Rings with the cryptographic intrigue of Dan Brown’s The Da Vinci Code.”

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Author Bio: Rafael Abalos

Author Bio: Rafael Abalos

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Available Formats : Digital Download
Category: Fiction
Runtime: 13.34
Audience: Children (8–12)
Language: English