White Crow by Marcus Sedgwick

White Crow

byMarcus Sedgwick

Paperback | August 9, 2011

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It's summer. Rebecca is an unwilling visitor to Winterfold - taken from the buzz of London and her friends and what she thinks is the start of a promising romance. Ferelith already lives in Winterfold - it's a place that doesn't like to let you go, and she knows it inside out - the beach, the crumbling cliff paths, the village streets, the woods, the deserted churches and ruined graveyards, year by year being swallowed by the sea. Against her better judgement, Rebecca and Ferelith become friends, and during that long, hot, claustrophobic summer they discover more about each other and about Winterfold than either of them really want to, uncovering frightening secrets that would be best left long forgotten.
Interwoven with Rebecca and Ferelith's stories is that of the seventeenth century Rector and Dr Barrieux, master of Winterfold Hall, whose bizarre and bloody experiments into the after-life might make angels weep, and the devil crow.

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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. He lives nea...
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Title:White CrowFormat:PaperbackDimensions:272 pages, 8.75 × 6.35 × 0.68 inPublished:August 9, 2011Publisher:Hachette Children'sLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1444001493

ISBN - 13:9781444001495

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'The narrative is fast paced and dark. The characterisation of the two protagonists is powerful'-BOOKS FOR KEEPS on White Crow