An Aliquot Of Misery And The Boundary Stone
Last year, Max Chang and Kate Young discovered that much of the vast literary treasures of their school library originated from the Great and Ancient Library of Alexandria. The precious building now faces destruction at the hands of mysterious winged creatures. Secrets and past evils fall out of the brickwork.Max is glad to have help from a new classmate but Kate is not as trusting. As they set out on their latest adventure, Max’s dormant powers are unleashed, Kate inherits a ‘hairpin’ passed down from a warrior of classical renown, millennium old adversaries reappear and a painful part of the town’s history is revisited. They ponder over deep questions. Does beauty equate to virtue or can honour be found in the hideous? How do you ask a girl to a dance? It is a story that spans the ages and crosses the globe, a fable where the legends of the East and the myths of the West converge.