Voyages in the Underworld of Orpheus Black (Hardback)
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Voyages in the Underworld of Orpheus Black (Hardback)

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Hardback 320 Pages / Published: 02/05/2019
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Shortlisted for the CILIP Carnegie Medal 2020

A lyrical and dreamlike story of two brothers in conflict amidst the devastation of WWII London.

Harry Black wakes in hospital to learn that his brother Ellis has almost certainly been killed by a V2 rocket falling during a German air raid on London. In a state of wounded delirium, Harry's mind begins to blur the distinctions between the reality of the war-torn city, the fiction of his unpublished sci-fi novel and the myth of Orpheus and Eurydice. Driven by visions of Ellis still alive and a sense of poetic inevitability, Harry discharges himself from hospital and begins a search for his brother that will lead him deep into the city's Underworld...

Publisher: Walker Books Ltd
ISBN: 9781406357929
Number of pages: 320
Weight: 835 g
Dimensions: 217 x 170 x 30 mm


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'This book is a stunning work of art both strange and haunting.' - The Scotsman 

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Voyages in the Underworld of Orpheus Black is one of those books that you are never fully sure on what is happening but you don’t want to put it down either. A storyline that both keeps you engaged and totally... More

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