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Her family has lost everything and it seems hopeless—until the new master of Darkwater Hall offers Sarah the knowledge and power to make good her family's shame. It seems to be everything she could wish for, but his offer is no gift—only a bargain that stretches across the century to claim its final fearsome price.
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Catherine Forde is the author of numerous books, including Fat Boy Swim, which won the Grampian Children’s Book Award and was shortlisted for the Blue Peter Award, and Skarrs, which was longlisted for the Carnegie Medal.Review:
Catherine Fisher has an extraordinary imagination, always coming up with some new twist that is both weird yet utterly convincing. * Nicholas Tucker, Rough Guide to Children's Books * Another novel from a seriously good author who always writes convincing fantasy without any of the accompanying overblown rhetoric ... makes for some nail-biting reading. * INDEPENDENT 24th Feburary - 2nd March 2001 * Catherine Fisher has an outstanding capacity for the spinning and weaving of the slenderest threads into a stout and flawless tapestry. * JUNIOR BOOKSHELF * ... creates a thrilling, chilling world of magic and menace * MAIL ON SUNDAY * A gripping story that'll keep you guessing! * SHOUT, 9th Feburary 2001 * Catherine Fisher reworks the Faustus story with extraordinary power and skill...the narrative carries the weightier matter without strain and with pace and excitement * School Librarian * A gripping story that'll keep you guessing * Shout * Another novel from a seriously good author...nail-biting reading * The Independent * A rich and rewarding read * Writeaway.org *
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Book Description Hodder & Stoughton, 2004. Paperback. Condition: New. Never used!. Seller Inventory # P110340743832
Book Description Hodder & Stoughton, 2004. Paperback. Condition: New. Seller Inventory # DADAX0340743832
Book Description Hodder & Stoughton, 2004. Condition: New. book. Seller Inventory # M0340743832
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