The Dark Planet

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Little, Brown, 2009 - Juvenile Fiction - 350 pages
In the dazzling conclusion to the epic story of Atherton, Patrick Carman takes readers on the most rewarding journey of all, to the perilous realm of The Dark Planet: Earth.

When Edgar discovers a way to leave the mysterious satellite world of Atherton, he couldn't have imagined the gloom that awaited him on the dark planet, where the oceans are toxic, the forests are full of mutant monsters, and children toil in darkness, controlled by ruthless maniacs. Max Harding, an orphan of the Silo, the maker of Atherton, and the last hope of a dying world, left this place behind, and now Edgar is determined to complete the mad scientist's spectacular plan, revealing Atherton's true purpose.

Edgar's quest to discover Earth's dark secret leads to an out of this world adventure in the final book of the Atherton trilogy.

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After the destruction of the planet Atherton, Edgar, an orphan, must journey to a dark and damaged world named Earth in order to find the secrets of his civilization's past. Read full review

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The Dark Planet is the third and final book in the Atherton series and there isn't a whole lot I can say without giving everything away. So.... If you have read the first two books -- Book 1: The ... Read full review

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About the author (2009)

Patrick Carman's previous books in the Land of Elyon series (The Dark Hills Divide, Beyond the Valley of Thorns, and The Tenth City) have all been New York Times bestsellers. Patrick worked in advertising for a decade and has also created board games and launched several businesses.

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