Dimensions: 448 Pages, 5.51 × 8.27 × 1.18 in
Published: July 30, 2013
Publisher: Random House Children's Books
The following ISBNs are associated with this title:
ISBN - 10: 0385751494
ISBN - 13: 9780385751490
From the Publisher
To save his tribe, the cannibal Stopmouth must abandon it. Leaving
the stone-age world of the Surface behind, he travels to the Roof,
the mysterious hi-tech world suspended above. But the Roof has its
own problems. The nanotechnology that controls it is collapsing.
And now a rebellion against the ruling Commission is about to
Hunted by the Commission''s nano-enhanced agents, Stopmouth must
succeed in a desperate hunt of his own: to find the woman he loves.
Only she knows how to save his tribe. But in this
super-sophisticated world, all he has to fight with are his raw
strength and fierce courage.
About the Author
PEADAR O. GUILIN has been writing curious stories for as long as he
can remember. One of his school reports claimed that he had "a
talent for communication, which he abuse[d]." Since then, he has
written plays, published short stories, and performed as a standup
comedian. He has taken part in a project to translate the Linux
operating system into Irish and is fluent in French and Italian.
Peadar lives in Dublin where he works for a giant computer company.
His first book The Inferior was also published by David
Fickling Books. You can learn more about Peadar and his work at