Midwinterblood (Hardback)
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Midwinterblood (Hardback)

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Hardback 224 Pages / Published: 06/10/2011
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Have you ever had the feeling that you've lived another life? Been somewhere that has felt totally familiar even when you've never been there before, or felt that you've known someone even though you are meeting them for the first time? In a novel comprising seven short stories each of them influenced by a moon - flower moon, harvest moon, hunter's moon, blood moon - and travelling from 2073 back in time to the dark of the moon and the days of Viking saga, this is the story of Eric and Merle who have loved and lost one another and who have been searching for each other ever since. In the different stories the two appear as lovers, mother and son, brother and sister, artist and child as they come close to finding each other before facing the ultimate sacrifice. Beautifully imagined, intricately and cleverly structured this is a heart-wrenching and breathtaking love story, but it also has the hallmark Sedgwick gothic touch with plenty of blood-spilling, a vampire and sacrifice.

Publisher: Hachette Children's Group
ISBN: 9781444000498
Number of pages: 224
Dimensions: 178 x 129 mm

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Teresa Majury

“Gothic is Good”

Midwinterblood is a cleverly constructed and deliciously dark read. Using reverse chronology it begins in June 2073, on remote Blessed Island, where journalist Eric Seven has travelled to research a story on the... More

Hardback edition
6th February 2013
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“Captivating”

A book aimed at early teens. A story of 2 people's lives intertwined through the centuries; two people who are destined to be together.
A captivating book with lots of twists and heart-wrenching turns.
You feel... More

Hardback edition
10th September 2011
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“Bittersweet, convoluted and addictive”

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Midwinterblood by Marcus Sedgwick is a gothic horror YA novel. Having read Sedgwick's novels before I was expecting a beautifully... More

Paperback edition
14th June 2013
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