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My Swordhand Is Singing

Written by Marcus SedgwickAuthor Alerts:  Random House will alert you to new works by Marcus Sedgwick


· Wendy Lamb Books
· eBook · Ages 9-12 years
· October 9, 2007 · $6.99 · 978-0-375-89084-0 (0-375-89084-X)

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ABOUT THIS BOOK

WHEN TOMAS AND HIS SON, Peter, settle in Chust as woodcutters, Tomas digs a channel of fast-flowing waters around their hut, so they have their own little island kingdom. Peter doesn't understand why his father has done this, nor why his father carries a long, battered box, whose mysterious contents he is forbidden to know.

But Tomas is a man with a past: a past that is tracking him with deadly intent, and when the dead of Chust begin to rise from their graves, both father and son must face a soulless enemy and a terrifying destiny.


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"A finely written, bone-chilling gothic tale." - Publishing News

Starred Review, Publishers Weekly (circ: 34,456), November 12, 2007:
"Sedgwick knows his way around a gothic setting, and readers will likely devour this bone-chiller."


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AUTHOR BIOGRAPHY

Marcus Sedgwick is the award-winning author of several books, including The Dark Horse, The Book of Dead Days, and The Foreshadowing. He is a sales representative for Walker Books in London, and lives in Sussex, England.


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