Book Monday: The Dopple Ganger Chronicles Vol 1 – The First Escape

Posted: December 6, 2010 in Book Monday
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What starts out as a normal day in Isambard Dunstan’s School for Wayward Children turns into a mad dash for Eric and twins Sadie and Saskia as they are pursued by madmen, wild dogs,  treasure seekers, and an otherworldly  visitor with a secret message.

Famed explorer and former thief Eric Morrisey Ganger and his mischievous sidekicks, twins Sadie and Saskia Dopple discover a whole new world beyond Isambard Dunstan’s School for Wayward Children and take the readers on an adventure through the new genre “illustra-novella” – a combination of art and traditional text

What is a Dopple Ganger?

The Merriam-Webster dictionary defines it as the “ghostly counterpart of a living person” or a double or alter-ego. Two of our protagonists are twins so they might be the Dopple Gangers. Or are they? You have to read to find out!

What is an illustra-novela?

This generation is more visually oriented than ever, so writers and publishers come up with the most innovative ideas to get kids reading. Author G.P Taylor coined the term illustra-novella to refer to a book that combines both traditional text and art in the graphic-novel sense. And voila, we now have a new tool to get kids hooked on reading!

Who is G.P Taylor?

G. P. TAYLOR is the author of the best-selling novels Shadowmancer (a #1 New York Times bestseller that has been translated into twenty languages) and Wormwood. Before taking up writing full-time, he was an Anglican minister in the village of Cloughton, North Yorkshire. His books have sold over three million copies worldwide.


Here’s what’s inside:

You can download the sample chapter here!

The Dopple Ganger Chronicles Vol 1 The First Escape is available at all OMF Lit Bookshops, Philippine Christian Bookstores, National Bookstores, Powerbooks and other bookstores nationwide for only P395.

You can also buy online here!

  1. […] — artistic ones, though — so I enjoyed turning the pages. Even more, the Dopple Ganger Chronicles is filled with moral lessons and, well, ‘real life’ lessons. “What she knew about […]

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