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First published in 1999, this story for over 12 year olds, tells the story of powerful forces of evil. Michael staggers home after an afternoon alone on the hill, what has happened? Sunstroke? Drugs? Sinister neighbours have already yielded to the enticements of power, and are determined to make Michael one of their own.
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"Jonathan Stroud writes like a seasoned veteran with a voice all his own, and tells a cracking story that races to a strong climax" (Daily Telegraph)
"An atmospheric and gripping debut" (The Times)
"An impressive debut" (Observer)
"A well-written, intensely imagined first novel" (Carousel)
A powerful novel which combines elements of fantasy and mythology with a contemporary setting.
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Book Description Corgi Childrens, 2003. Paperback. Condition: New. Never used!. Seller Inventory # P110552549339
Book Description Corgi Childrens, 2003. Condition: New. book. Seller Inventory # M0552549339