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The Touchstone

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Douglas is not the sort of boy to panic--until he meets a native of the planet Vanghar, whose arm has dropped off. Kai is being hunted by the Guardians of the Federation, and needs Douglas's help. But Douglas doesn't exactly know what to do with an armless, fugitive alien. That is, until he sees the Touchstone...
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Published by BBC Audiobooks (first published May 6th 2004)
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Edoardo Albert
Mar 09, 2016 Edoardo Albert rated it it was amazing
Go on ask me a question. Any question. You know you want to.

It can be anything, anything at all, and I'll tell you the answer. Which stocks to buy, who will win the league, how to build a destructor death ray shooting pink plasm. All you have to do is ask, and I'll tell you the answer.

I reckon I'd like to be able to do that - but then, I'm the sort of person who likes quizzes. My dream job would be as the Chaser on The Chase (which, if you don't know it, is a daytime quiz programme where a team
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Aug 17, 2016 Sameena rated it it was amazing
When I was a kid, I found and picked up this book lying in our dusty bookshelf at home and read the book my sibling loved. I used to wonder why they loved it, so I gave it a go and discovered one of the best books I've read, one that gives me nostalgia and one that made me fall in love with the science fiction genre.
The book, with its capturing words and thrilling writing, had me head over heels over the idea of a touchstone; that just a touch away is answers to almost anything. To this day I w
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