Wakenhyrst

Author(s): Michelle Paver

Fiction

By the bestselling author of Dark Matter and Thin Air, 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. "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, Wakenhyrstis a darkly gothic thriller about murderous obsession and one girl's longing to fly free.

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General Fields

  • : 9781789540604
  • : Head of Zeus
  • : Head of Zeus
  • : December 2018
  • : 2.7 Centimeters X 14.6 Centimeters X 22.8 Centimeters
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Michelle Paver
  • : Paperback
  • : 1904
  • : 823.92
  • : 304