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'Paver is one of Britain's modern greats. This sinister, gothic chiller shows why' BIG ISSUE , Books of the Year 2019.
"Something has been let loose..."
In Edwardian Suffolk, a manor house stands alone in a lost corner of the Fens: a glinting wilderness of water whose whispering reeds guard ancient secrets. Maud is a lonely child growing up without a mother, ruled by her repressive father.
When he finds a painted medieval devil in a graveyard, unhallowed forces are awakened.
Maud's battle has begun. She must survive a world haunted by witchcraft, the age-old legends of her
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Produktbeschreibung
'Paver is one of Britain's modern greats. This sinister, gothic chiller shows why' BIG ISSUE, Books of the Year 2019.

"Something has been let loose..."

In Edwardian Suffolk, a manor house stands alone in a lost corner of the Fens: a glinting wilderness of water whose whispering reeds guard ancient secrets. Maud is a lonely child growing up without a mother, ruled by her repressive father.

When he finds a painted medieval devil in a graveyard, unhallowed forces are awakened.

Maud's battle has begun. She must survive a world haunted by witchcraft, the age-old legends of her beloved fen - and the even more nightmarish demons of her father's past.

Spanning five centuries, Wakenhyrst is a darkly gothic thriller about murderous obsession and one girl's longing to fly free by the bestselling author of Dark Matter and Thin Air. Wakenhyrst is an outstanding new piece of story-telling, a tale of mystery and imagination laced with terror. It is a masterwork in the modern gothic tradition that ranges from Mary Shelley and Bram Stoker to Neil Gaiman and Sarah Perry.

  • Produktdetails
  • Verlag: Head of Zeus
  • Seitenzahl: 401
  • Erscheinungstermin: 31. Oktober 2019
  • Englisch
  • Abmessung: 194mm x 131mm x 30mm
  • Gewicht: 338g
  • ISBN-13: 9781788549578
  • ISBN-10: 1788549570
  • Artikelnr.: 55182040
Autorenporträt
Paver, MichelleMichelle Paver was born in central Africa but came to England as a child. After gaining a degree in Biochemistry at Oxford University, she was a partner at a City law firm, until she gave that up to write full time. She is the author of the bestselling, award-winning series that began with Wolf Brother. The series has sold over 3 million copies in 36 territories, with acclaimed audio editions read by Ian McKellen. Wolfbane is the final book in the series. Like the others it can be read as a standalone story. michellepaver.com wolfbrother.com https://www.reddit.com/r/Wolf_Brother/ Twitter: @MichellePaver
Rezensionen
'[Michelle Paver's] storytelling is irresistible' The Times, Historical Fiction Book of the Month