The New Policeman

The New Policeman

Book - 2007
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Irish teenager JJ Liddy discovers that time is leaking from his world into Tir na nOg, the land of the fairies, and when he attempts to stop the leak he finds out a lot about his family history, the music that he loves, and a crime his great-grandfather may or may not have committed.
Publisher: New York : Greenwillow Books, 2007.
ISBN: 9780061174292
0061174297
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0061174289
9780061174278
0061174270
Characteristics: 442 p. ;,22 cm.

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ChristchurchLib Mar 05, 2013

"Fifteen-year-old J. J. Liddy lives in Kinvara, a small Irish village where there never seems to be enough time - in fact, his mother jokingly asks for more "time" as her birthday present. And J. J. is astonished to discover that it might actually be possible! A tip from an eccentric neighbour leads J. J. to Tir na n'Og, the fabled land of the fairies, where the fairies reveal that time has been leaking into their world, leading to a lack of time in J. J.'s world and too much time in theirs. It's up to J. J. to help fix this dangerous problem... before it's too late. Rich in details of Irish music, mythology, and lore, this book is sure to enchant fans of chaotic, intricate stories." March 2013 Teen Scene Newsletter http://www.nextreads.com/Display2.aspx?SID=5acc8fc1-4e91-4ebe-906d-f8fc5e82a8e0&N=608130

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White_Magpie_1
Mar 22, 2012

such a good book, I really enjoyed reading it!

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Bookworm283
Jun 19, 2008

A wonderfully wrtten novel, that kept me interested the whole way through. I definitly love this book, and consider to be one of my favorites! A must read for anybody who likes books that are different than most, with a hint of magic and fantasy.

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