The Dark is Rising: The Dark is Rising Sequence - A Puffin Book (Paperback)Susan Cooper (author)
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Pitching its eleven-year old protagonist into a sinister world of twisted folklore and mythic evil, The Dark is Rising is a transfixing experience and one of the building blocks of Young Adult fiction.
This night will be bad and tomorrow will be beyond imagining.
It's Midwinter's Eve, the day before Will's eleventh birthday. But there is an atmosphere of fear in the familiar countryside around him. This will be a birthday like no other. Will discovers that he has the power of the Old Ones, and that he must embark on a quest to vanquish the terrifyingly evil magic of the Dark.
The second novel in Susan Cooper's highly acclaimed Dark is Rising sequence.
Publisher: Penguin Random House Children's UK
Number of pages: 384
Weight: 259 g
Dimensions: 200 x 130 x 23 mm
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“Dark fantasy for younger readers”
I bought this book for my daughter, soon to be 11 years old, who was feeling disillusioned by the "boring" reads available at school and wanted to delve into something a little more exciting. For a few... More
“A brilliant battle between light and dark”
'The Dark is Rising' is one of my favourite fantasy stories, and is part 2 of The Dark is Rising series by Susan Cooper. I pick it up every couple of years or so and always come away with a new feeling of... More
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