Prison is bad enough, but what about one that contains not only cells, but metal forests, dilapidated cities, and a vast wilderness? Incarceron's Finn, a seventeen-year-old prisoner, has no memory of his childhood and is sure that he came from Outside. Very few inmates believe that an Outside even exists—the prison has been sealed for centuries, and legend has it that only one man, Sapphique, has ever escaped—so Finn's chances of escape seem slim to none. Enter the crystal key. And Claudia.
Claudia, the daughter of the Warden of Incarceron, claims to live Outside and offers to help Finn escape—with one catch. If she helps Finn, she will need his help in return to get out of an undesirable arranged marriage. So they agree to help each other, without realizing that there is more to Incarceron than meets the eye. Escaping will take their greatest courage and cost them far more than they can imagine. Why? Because Incarceron is alive.
Incarceron is out this month in paperback. And the saga concludes in the New York Times bestselling sequel, Sapphique, also available at your favorite bookstore.
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Here's what people are saying about Incarceron:
"One of the best fantasy novels written for a long time."
-The Times, London
"Catherine Fisher [is] one of today's best fantasy writers."
"…a thriller of the highest order; Fisher could give the show 24 a run for its money with her twists and messed up characters. I read one chapter and putting it down took a serious act of will."
-Junot Diaz quoted in the Wall Street Journal
"…nothing, including the final scene, is as it seems in this eerie, elegant fantasy… Intricately plotted and richly imagined, this novel holds the attention as inexorably as Incarceron holds its prisoners. The surprise ending will leave readers clamoring for the sequel coming in December."
-The Washington Post
"In Incarceron and its sequel, Sapphique, Catherine Fisher shows herself to be … an expert world-creator."
-Los Angeles Times
"Fisher has constructed a demanding original world and peopled it with characters who challenge our likes and dislikes. If you enjoyed the movie Inception, you'll like this as well."
"Catherine blends old-school fantasy detail with dystopian futuristic vision-the best of two genres, if you ask me."