Shadow Town (Paperback)Richard Lambert (author)
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The author of the acclaimed The Wolf Road returns with another lyrical, powerful YA novel centred on a perilous quest to the stronghold of a town held in a dream-locked tyranny.
In a dangerous land enslaved by the cruel Regent, where the Dreamers have the magical power to turn dreams into reality, Toby meets Tamurlaine, a strange girl who has lost her memory.
To uncover the mystery of her identity and get Toby back home, the pair must go on a thrilling journey to the heart of the kingdom, the castle of the Regent. A haunting piece of Gothic magical realism.
Publisher: Everything with Words
Dimensions: 198 x 129 x 5 mm
Praise for The Wolf Road:
'A writer to watch, Lambert's award-winning poetic pedigree stands out in the sparse, gut-punch power of his language.' - Guardian
'Inspires powerful emotions. Raw, unexpected and convincing.' - Sunday Times
'Masterly - phenomenally poised from its shocking opening to its haunting final pages.' - Financial Times
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