Incarceron is a prison unlike any other: Its inmates live not only in cells, but also in metal forests, dilapidated cities, and unbounded wilderness. The prison has been sealed for centuries, and only one man, legend says, has ever escaped.
Finn, a seventeen-year-old prisoner, can’t remember his childhood and believes he came from Outside Incarceron. He’s going to escape, even though most inmates don’t believe that Outside even exists. And then Finn finds a crystal key and through it, a girl named Claudia.
Claudia claims to live Outside—her father is the Warden of Incarceron and she’s doomed to an arranged marriage. If she helps Finn escape, she will need his help in return. But they don’t realize that there is more to Incarceron than meets the eye. Escape will take their greatest courage and cost far more than they know.
Catherine Fisher has had a lifelong fascination with myth and history, and has worked as an archaeologist and a poet, as well as a novelist. She is the author of Incarceron, Sapphique, and the Obsidian Mirror quartet, among many others, was named… More about Catherine Fisher
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Published by Listening Library (Audio) Feb 09, 2010| 697 Minutes| Young Adult| ISBN 9780307707086