Lost Boy: All children grow up except one... (Paperback)Christina Henry (author)
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There is one version of my story that everyone knows. And then there is the truth. This is how it happened. How I went from being Peter Pan’s first—and favourite—lost boy to his greatest enemy.
Peter brought me to his island because there were no rules and no grownups to make us mind. He brought boys from the Other Place to join in the fun, but Peter’s idea of fun is sharper than a pirate’s sword. Because it’s never been all fun and games on the island. Our neighbours are pirates and monsters. Our toys are knife and stick and rock—the kinds of playthings that bite.
Peter promised we would all be young and happy forever. Peter lies.
From the national bestselling author of Alice comes a familiar story with a dark hook—a tale about Peter Pan and the friend who became his nemesis, a nemesis who may not be the black-hearted villain Peter says he is…
'You'll never look at Peter Pan in the same way again.' - The Guardian
Publisher: Titan Books Ltd
Number of pages: 320
Dimensions: 198 x 130 mm
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I received an advance copy of this from Titan books and I'm so happy that I did-I absolutely LOVED Lost Boy.
In all fairness, Peter Pan is one of my all-time favourite books, and I enjoyed Christina Henry's... More
“Dark fantasy / fairy tale / Coming of age ”
‘Lost Boy’ by Christina Henry is set before the events of J. M. Barrie’s ‘Peter Pan’. Henry’s tale is told from the point of view of Jamie, Peter’s first Lost Boy, who tell us how he became Peter Pan’s arch nemesis.... More
“A M A Z I N G”
I fell in love with Christina Henry after reading Alice, and afterwards I just had to get my hands on everything she wrote. Titan books was kind enough to send me an advanced copy - Thank you so much! - and I just... More
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