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Title: Lamplighter
Author Name: D M Cornish
Price: $4.00
ISBN: 9781862916883
Publisher: Omnibus Books
Year Published: 2009
Paperback or Hardcover: Paperback 
Condition: Good condition (ex library book)


  • Orphan Rossamund Bookchild has been sworn into the Emperor's service his duty is to light the lamps along the Emperor's highways and protect travelers from the ferocious bogles that live in the wild.

    But he's found it no easier to fit in with the lamplighters than he did with the foundlings always too small and too meek and his loneliness continues no matter how hard he tries to succeed.

    When a haughty young girl, a member of a suspiciously regarded society of all-women teratologists monster hunters is forced upon the lamplighters for training, Rossamund is no longer the most despised soul around.

    As Rossamund begins to make new friends in the dangerous world of the Half-Continent, he also seems to make more enemies, finding himself pushed toward a destiny that he could never have imagined.

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