The Darkest Part of the Forest (Hardback)
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The Darkest Part of the Forest (Hardback)

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Near the little town of Fairfold, in the darkest part of the forest, lies a glass casket. Inside the casket lies a sleeping faerie prince that none can rouse. He's the most fascinating thing Hazel and her brother Ben have ever seen. They dream of waking him - but what happens when dreams come true? In the darkest part of the forest, you must be careful what you wish for...NEW YORK TIMES bestselling author Holly Black spins a dark, dangerous and utterly beautiful faerie tale, guaranteed to steal your heart. Holly Black is a NEW YORK TIMES bestselling author, co-creator of The Spiderwick Chronicles and author of YA novels including the widely acclaimed THE COLDEST GIRL IN COLDTOWN.

Publisher: Hachette Children's Group
ISBN: 9781780621739
Number of pages: 272
Weight: 424 g
Dimensions: 201 x 150 x 31 mm
Edition: Digital original


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The revival of the modern day fairytale continues its journey in this wonderful and surprising YA novel ... Black has crafted characters that are both innocent and naive yet strong and alluring School Librarian A must read for anyone who enjoys fantasy or twists of faery tales. I can guarantee that anyone will be surprised by its originality and strength The Guardian.com A rollocking story of evil faeries and teenage angst in modern day USA The Bookbag A rollocking story of evil faeries and teenage angst in modern day USA. A fairytale more Grimm than Disney. THE BOOKBAG Black has expertly weaved a story which is totally unique, fascinating and modern, almost startling in its originality and strength of plot. The storyline is inventive and captivating, and I cannot comprehend how much imagination Black must have to craft something like that... a must read for anyone who enjoys fantasy or twists of faery tales. I can guarantee that anyone will be surprised by its originality and strength, and I cannot wait to read more of Black's work. -- EllatheBookworm GUARDIAN TEEN BOOKS A TALE OF FAIRY FOLK CASTS A SPELL: Holly Black... impressed with THE COLDEST GIRL IN COLDTOWN, and this latest story is similarly engrossing. The typical young adult themes of racism, outsider status, peer pressure, and truth are addressed with freshness -- Alex O'Connell The Times I thoroughly enjoyed this book! Black has crafted characters that are both innocent and naive yet strong and alluring. The School Librarian YOU definitely need your heart a stabbed a little with fairy swords so GO! GO! TRY THIS MAGNIFICENT CREATION! -- Cait (Paper Fury, guest review) Of Spectacles and Books

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Hardback

“A brand new Faerie tale from one of the few literary gods, Holly Black!”

Black’s writing style is even more haunting and beautiful in this novel, the atmosphere of the fairy folk adding that whimsical air to the already entrancing words.
Phrases like, “snagged like silk on a branch” and... More

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What can I say... I LOVED THIS BOOK! In this book we follow Hazel Evans and her brother, Ben/Benjamin Evans, living in this town, Fairfold, where knights, Faeries, Princes and other mysterious living creatures live.... More

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“Not a Disney fairytale”

The community of Fairfold have an uneasy truce which is about to be put to the test. They have lived with the knowledge that if they remember how to live along side their faerie neighbours all will be well.
Their... More

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