By Isabel Allende
Fifteen-year-old Alexander chilly is set to hitch his fearless grandmother at the journey of an entire life. a world Geographic excursion is headed to the damaging, distant wilds of South the USA, on a project to record the mythical Yeti of the Amazon often called the Beast.
But there are various secrets and techniques hidden within the unexplored desolate tract, as Alex and his new pal Nadia quickly notice. Drawing at the power in their spirit courses, either youngsters are led on an exhilarating and unforgettable trip to the last word discovery. . . .
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Then something went thump\ And all at once white smoke was billowing out from the doorway. More splintering furniture, a heavy crash, and then a figure sprinted out from the smoke. An elbow cracked hard on Koryk's jaw and he toppled like a tree. Gesler ducked a lashing fist, just in time to meet an upthrust knee, and the sound the impact made was of two coconuts in collision. The quarry's leg spun round, taking the rest of the man with it in a wild pirouette, whilst Gesler rocked back to promptly sit down on the cobbles, his eyes glazed.