Edition: First US printing.
New York: Bloomsbury, (2006) dj. Hardcover first edition - A fantasy adventure novel for older children and young adults. "Princess Malva - the Princetta of Galnicia - flees her kingdom and an arranged marriage, only to find herself betrayed by the very man who promised to help her. Orpheus is the son of a sea-captain-turned-pirate and is determined to make a name of his own commanding a ship in Galnicia's royal armada. Together the Princetta and Orpheus will travel to edges of the Known World and beyond . . . a journey from which only one of them will return alive." Translated from the French by Anthea Bell. 434 pp. ISBN: 1-58234924x.
Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.