9781421540634

ICO - Castle of the Mist

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  • ISBN13:

    9781421540634

  • ISBN10:

    1421540630

  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 8/16/2011
  • Publisher: VIZ Media LLC
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Summary

Reads L to R (Western Style), for audience A.When a boy named Ico grows long curved horns overnight, his fate has been sealed-he is to be sacrificed in the Castle in the Mist. But in the castle, Ico meets a young girl named Yorda imprisoned in its halls. Alone they will die, but together Ico and Yorda might just be able to defy their destinies and escape the magic of the castle.Based on the video game filmmaker Guillemo del Toro (Hellboy, Pan's Labyrinth) called a "masterpiece", Japan's leading fantasist Miyuki Miyabe has crafted a tale of magic, loss, and love that will never be forgotten.

Author Biography

Miyuki Miyabe's first novel was published in 1987, and since that time she has become one of Japan's most popular and best-selling authors.  Miyabe's 2007 novel "Brave Story" won The Batchelder Award for best chldren's book in translation from the American Library Association. "ICO: Castle in the Mist" is her seventh novel to be translated in English.

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