Threadneedle - Threadneedle (Hardback)Cari Thomas (author)
With breathtaking world-building and remarkably assured plotting, Thomas’s bewitching debut sees a girl burdened by her magical abilities descend into a London filled with the supernatural and enchanted.
'Magic and love. Love and magic. They destroy everything in the end ...'
Anna's Aunt has always warned her of the dangers of magic. Its twists. Its knots. Its deadly consequences.
Now Anna counts down the days to the ceremony that will bind her magic forever.
Until she meets Effie and Attis.
They open her eyes to a London she never knew existed. A shop that sells memories. A secret library where the librarian feeds off words. A club where revellers lose themselves in a haze of spells.
But as she is swept deeper into this world, Anna begins to wonder if her Aunt was right all along.
Is her magic a gift ... or a curse?
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
Number of pages: 576
Weight: 780 g
Dimensions: 227 x 159 x 48 mm
'An enthralling and original fantasy, woven inside a magical web of lies' - Jay Kristoff
'The magic both gleams and threatens. There are riddles and puzzles to be solved and there's a library - trust me, it's a good one. You'll want to give this a try.' - Robin Hobb
'A bewitching tale of magic, family secrets and twisted affections, of finding your true self in a world of treacherous mystery. Prepare to be charmed!'
- David Wragg
'Threadneedle had me spellbound - a luminous, captivating fantasy that left me longing to return to Thomas's vividly imagined magical world. With teen witches, hidden libraries, secrets and lies, it's a dream of a book, and I loved it.' - Katie Lowe
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