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Song of the slums

by Richard Harland

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Published by Allen & Unwin in Crows Nest, N.S.W .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Rock music,
  • Juvenile fiction,
  • Young adult fiction,
  • Gangs

  • About the Edition

    Seventeen-year-old Astor thinks she is about to wed the handsome plutocrat Lorrain Swale. But to her horror, her mother and stepfather abandon her, and she finds herself a lowly governess in the Swale household. Treated with contempt by the whole family, Astor is determined to escape. Help arrives unexpectedly in the form of the charismatic and mysterious Verrol. Together they plunge into the slums of Brummingham and find themselves in a street band, making wild music - a new kind of music that takes the world by storm. But the Swale brothers haven"t finished with them yet ... A story of changing fortunes, romance and the power of music.

    Edition Notes

    A story of changing fortunes, romance and the power of music.

    StatementRichard Harland
    SeriesWorldshaker -- 3, Worldshaker -- 3.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPZ7.H22652 Son 2013
    The Physical Object
    Pagination370 pages ;
    Number of Pages370
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL26476960M
    ISBN 101743310056
    ISBN 109781743310052
    OCLC/WorldCa835849836

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Song of the Slums is a YA novel by award-winning steampunk author, Richard Harland. Set in an alternative 19th century England, wars have created wealthy plutocrats whose industry has polluted the landscape and destroyed the lives of the lower classes/5.

The blurb on the back of the book is deceptive as almost a third of the book is political and this is the point that becomes boring and uninteresting.

Harland is brilliant in creating a vivid world of slums, gang music, gas-filled airships, factories and smog but the intensity is lost on the political narrative that he attempts to weave into.

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Title: Song of the Slums Author: Richard Harland Publisher: Allen & Unwin, $ RRP Publication Date: March Format: Paperback ISBN: For ages: 12 - 16 Type: Young Adult Fiction. In the slums of Brummingham, the outcast gangs are making a new kind of music, with pounding rhythms and wild guitars.

Astor Vance has been trained in refined classical music. But when her life plummets from riches to rags, the only way she can survive is to play the music the slum gangs want.

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