It's been only year since Owen's battle alongside the Resisters against the Harsh, who tried to destroy time itself. Cati, the bold Watcher who stands vigil over the Resisters, returns from the shadows of time to summon Owen and the ingenious Dr. Diamond, because inexplicable and frightening things are happening. The moon is moving too close to the earth, wreaking havoc with weather, tides, and other natural cycles. People fear that the world will end.
To discover what has gone wrong, Cati, Owen, and the doctor make an astonishing journey to Hadima, the City of Time, where time is bought and sold. There Owen begins to understand his great responsibility and power as the Navigator.
About the Author
Ne a Kilkeel, dans le County Down, en 1961, Eoin McNamee a grandi en Irlande du Nord avant de faire ses etudes au Trinity College de Dublin. Remarque par la presse irlandaise pour ses premiers romans "The Last of Deeds" et "Resurrection Man", il a ete finaliste du Booker Prize avec "Le Tango bleu" (edite en 2013 par Gallimard). Il vit a Sligo, en Irlande.
JON GOODELL has illustrated numerous beautiful books for young readers, including Dick King-Smith's A Mouse Called Wolf, which Booklist praised as "A sunny story, made even more cheerful by [his] exquisite black-and-white animal pictures," and Kathi Appelt's Merry Christmas, Merry Crow. He lives in Norman, Oklahoma.
Starred Review, Kirkus Reviews, May 15, 2008:
"Another walloping good read from a master of the trade."