The Knife of Never Letting Go. Chaos Walking: Book One

TitleThe Knife of Never Letting Go. Chaos Walking: Book One
Year for Search2008
AuthorsNess, Patrick (b. 1971)
Date Published2008
PublisherWalker Books
Place PublishedLondon
KeywordsEnglish author, Male author, US author
Annotation

First volume of a dystopian series. People had settled on a new planet and lost a war with the indigenous inhabitants, who had released a germ that made the thoughts of all humans and animals constantly audible. Quiet is discovered, but at the end of this volume, the world is taken over by the authoritarian leaders of the remaining humans. The Ask and the Answer. Chaos Walking: Book Two. London: Walker Books, 2009, the second volume, stresses the struggle against the authoritarian leaders who gained power at the end of the previous volume. In the third volume, Monsters of Men. Chaos Walking: Book Three. London: Walker Books, 2010. U. S. ed. Somerville, MA: Candlewick Press, [2011], the two protagonists are forced to choose sides.  

Additional Publishers

U. S. ed. New York: Candlewick Press, 2009.

Author Note

The author (b. 1971) was born in the U. S. and lives in England. 

Full Text

2008 Ness, Patrick (b. 1971). The Knife of Never Letting Go. Chaos Walking: Book One. London: Walker Books. U. S. ed. New York: Candlewick Press, 2009. O

First volume of a dystopian series. People had settled on a new planet and lost a war with the indigenous inhabitants, who had released a germ that made the thoughts of all humans and animals constantly audible. Quiet is discovered, but at the end of this volume, the world is taken over by the authoritarian leaders of the remaining humans. The Ask and the Answer. Chaos Walking: Book Two. London: Walker Books, 2009, the second volume, stresses the struggle against the authoritarian leaders who gained power at the end of the previous volume. In the third volume, Monsters of Men. Chaos Walking: Book Three. London: Walker Books, 2010. U. S. ed. Somerville, MA: Candlewick Press, [2011], the two protagonists are forced to choose sides. The author was born in the U. S. and lives in England.