Revolver by Marcus SedgwickRevolver by Marcus Sedgwick

Revolver

byMarcus Sedgwick

Paperback | June 16, 2010

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Sig Andersson has a choice to make - use the gun or die.

REVOLVER is an unforgettable, razor-sharp thriller from the award-winning Marcus Sedgwick.

1910. A cabin north of the Arctic Circle. Fifteen-year-old Sig Andersson is alone. Alone, except for the corpse of his father, who died earlier that day after falling through a weak spot on the ice-covered lake. His sister, Anna, and step-mother, Nadya, have gone to the local town for help.

Then comes a knock at the door. It's a man, the flash of a revolver's butt at his hip, and a mean glare in his eyes. Sig has never seen him before but Wolff claims to have unfinished business with his father.

As Sig gradually learns the awful truth about Wolff's connection to his father, his thoughts are drawn to a certain box hidden on a shelf in the storeroom, in which lies his father's prized possession - a revolver. When Anna returns alone, and Wolff begins to close in, Sig's choice is pulled into sharp focus. Should he use the gun, or not?
Marcus Sedgwick is a full time author. His first novel, Floodland, won the Branford Boase Award for the best debut children's novel of 2000. Since then his books have been shortlisted for the Guardian Children's Fiction Prize, the Blue Peter Book Award, the Costa Book Award, the Carnegie Medal and the Edgar Allan Poe Award. Find his we...
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Title:RevolverFormat:PaperbackDimensions:224 pages, 8.75 × 6.35 × 0.68 inPublished:June 16, 2010Publisher:Hachette Children'sLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1444000055

ISBN - 13:9781444000054

Appropriate for ages: 12

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Rated 5 out of 5 by from great novel i cover of the novel itself is beautiful, i really enjoyed the writing style
Date published: 2017-01-27
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Surprisingly Good Gripping story, believable and great characters
Date published: 2017-01-17
Rated 5 out of 5 by from An excellent beautifully written book I was fairly dubious when I approached this book, it was our book clubs selection for April. The classification " Young Adult" was also somewhat off putting I was , in the back of my mind, expecting a Hunger Games look alike. I could not have been more wrong. This book gripped me from the first to last page. I discovered an adsorbing believable story populated by characters one could immediately empathize with together with an ending that took me completely by surprise, but what should you expect from a Dr Who scriptwriter.
Date published: 2015-04-19

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A very fine achievement. A book that will stand the test of time as surely as one of the late stories of Tolstoy-Michael Thorn, ACHUKA on Revolver