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Prosper Redding: The Dreadful Tale of Prosper Redding: Book 1 - Prosper Redding (Paperback)
  • Prosper Redding: The Dreadful Tale of Prosper Redding: Book 1 - Prosper Redding (Paperback)

Prosper Redding: The Dreadful Tale of Prosper Redding: Book 1 - Prosper Redding (Paperback)

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Published: 04/10/2018
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Every family has secrets - but not every family has a secret pact with a demon.

A darkly comic tale with thrilling twists and turns that will keep every reader guessing. Perfect for fans of Lemony Snicket, Jonathan Stroud and Skulduggery Pleasant.

Prosper is the only unexceptional Redding in his remarkable family. So, when he discovers that an 800-year-old demon called Alastor is responsible for their luck - and that this demon is currently living inside him - he's more than a little surprised.

Alastor isn't keen to be banished back to the demon realm and will do anything to try and trick his unwilling host into a contract - from nasty insults to wild promises. And even more unnerving, his power over Prosper seems to be growing with each passing night.

Prosper has only days to break the curse - a feat that seems impossible. But with the help of a feisty witch-in-training, maybe he can do it?

Publisher: Hachette Children's Group
ISBN: 9781786540683
Number of pages: 362
Weight: 258 g
Dimensions: 197 x 164 x 26 mm


Darkly delicious... Bracken's cast is drawn in loving detail, and her twisty plot will keep readers guessing - Publishers Weekly, Starred Review

An infectious, entertaining series starter... thrilling plot twists will keep even the most savvy readers guessing. Clever, occasionally frightening, and always fun, this will hook plenty - Booklist, Starred Review

Bracken delivers a funny, thrilling, and unexpected tale - Robert Beatty, No.1 New York Times bestselling author of the Serafina series

Imaginative, exhilarating and outstandingly funny, Alexandra Bracken's newest work is devious and delightful - Shelf Awareness

Demons, witches, hobgoblinsand a boy possessed by anunruly, vengeful demon make upthe cast of this funny, twisty tale. Beleagueredoddball Prosper attempts to defy his tormentorAlastor, who is determined to destroy the familythat betrayed him. - S Magazine

I loved The Dreadful Tale of Prosper Redding by Alexandra Bracken! What a great, rich story, with layers of history, detail, and magical characters, written with incredible imagination, timing, and excitement... Readers have a lot to get their teeth into! - Armadillo magazine

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I started reading it amid being without power for 4 days. I could not get into it. I put it aside around 100 pages. I picked it up once I had power (and... More

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