The Lost Witch (Hardback)Melvin Burgess (author)
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Publisher: Andersen Press Ltd
Number of pages: 336
Weight: 453 g
Dimensions: 222 x 144 x 32 mm
"Rich, twisty storytelling ... Written with observation and skill" -- Nicolette Jones * Sunday Times *
"Burgess is a master storyteller" -- Alex O'Connell * The Times, Children's Book of the Week *
"The godfather of young adult fiction" * BBC Front Row *
"Melvin Burgess is an original, experimental voice and in his first YA novel for five years he draws on the rich tradition of British fantasy rooted in landscape and folklore" -- Fiona Noble * Observer *
"Burgess's work remains strong meat, sometimes overwhelming; abduction, seduction, deceit, coercion and the limits of moral responsibility all test the reader's tolerance of trauma to breaking point in this arresting coming-of-age tale." -- Imogen Russell Williams * Guardian *
"Tackles issues of control, identity, personal freedom and trust through the medium of folklore and magic... An arresting, high-octane adventure" -- Sally Morris * Daily Mail *
"...an uncompromising look at issues in a way that doesn't patronise young adult readers. A tough page-turner." -- Jane Graham * Big Issue - Kid's Books of 2018 *
"Addressing the subjects of family, inheritance, friendship and politics, this is a compelling and exciting tale for teens" * Literary Review *
"A nuanced and thrilling tale of magic, seduction and coercion" * Irish Times *
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