The Knife of Never Letting Go

Book 3, Chaos walking

Patrick Ness

No. of pages 528

Great for age 12+

Imagine you're the only boy in a town of men. And you can hear everything they think. And they can hear everything you think. Imagine you don't fit in with their plans... Todd Hewitt is just one month away from the birthday that will make him a man. But his town has been keeping secrets from him. Secrets that are going to force him to run.


The Knife of Never Letting Go by Patrick Ness won the Guardian Fiction Prize in 2008. It was nominated for the Branford Boase Award in 2009. It currently has an age rating of 12+ years and a 5 star rating on TheBookSeekers. There are currently no reviews for this book on this site. Click on the + buttons to include your own ratings!

The Knife of Never Letting Go is book 3 in the series Chaos Walking Trilogy. The Knife of Never Letting Go was written by Patrick Ness. It was created especially for YA readers. The book includes the characters Todd Hewitt and Viola Eade.

Genres: adventure, fantasy, science fiction and Dystopian

Tags: dog, war, Noise and Telepathy

This book is in the following series:

Chaos Walking Trilogy
Chaos Walking Trilogy "The Noise is a man unfiltered, and without a filter, a man is just chaos walking." Two children must make sense of a dystopian world where living beings can hear each others thoughts.

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