THE DARK PORTAL
In the sewers of Deptford there lurks a dark presence which fills the tunnels with fear: Jupiter, an evil being who aims to take over the world. Worshipped by the fearsome rats, Jupiter's dreams could well come true.
Can the mice ever survive against such evil? Or have they lost the comfortable world they once knew for ever ...
This stunning trilogy commences with The Dark Portal, in which Albert Mouse squeezes through the Grill and disappears. Realising that he has been captured by the rats of the sewers, Albert's children, Audrey and Arthur, embark on a treacherous journey to find him.
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'Jarvis is a great writer, in command of his intricate plotting.' ( Scottish Sunday Herald)
'Jarvis is a real story teller ...' ( Carousel)
'Robin Jarvis knows how to win readers over and hold them in a tight grip.' ( Young Post)
Audrey and Arthur Brown, two innocent town mice, are drawn into the sewers beneath the streets of Deptford, in searchof Audrey's magical charm, the mousebrass. But the sewers are also the nightmare realm of Jupiter, the lord of the rats... The first story in the breathtakingly original and utterly captivating Deptford Mice trilogy.
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Book Description SeaStar. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # P111587171120
Book Description SeaStar, 2000. Book Condition: New. Brand New, Unread Copy in Perfect Condition. A+ Customer Service! Summary: In the British tradition of Redwall comes this first novel of a trilogy that is sure to capture fans both young and old. In the sewers of Deptford, there lurks a dark presence that fills the tunnels with fear. The rats worship it in the blackness and name it "Jupiter, Lord of All." Into this twilight realm wanders a small and frightened mouse-the unwitting trigger of a chain of events that hurtles the Deptford mice into a world of heroic adventure and terror. Bookseller Inventory # ABE_book_new_1587171120