The Truth is Dead by


The Truth is Dead by

Everything you know is wrong. History starts here...Eight prize-winning and critically acclaimed authors bring you history as you've never seen it before in this unique anthology. What if Adolf Hitler had died in World War One? What if the Russians had launched a nuclear attack during the Cold War? At every point in time there are a thousand ways in which history could have taken a different turn. Here, a selection of the best contemporary authors challenge our ideas of the world and have fun exploring alternative past, presents and futures. This title is edited by award-winning author Marcus Sedgwick. The contributors include: Philip Ardagh, Frank Cottrell-Boyce, Anthony McGowan, Linda Newbery, Mal Peet, Marcus Sedgwick, Eleanor Updale, and Matt Whyman.

About the Author

Marcus Sedgwick, the editor of this anthology, has written numerous award-winning books, including My Swordhand is Singing, which won the Booktrust Teenage Book Award, and Blood Red, Snow White, which was shortlisted for the Costa Award. He lives in Cambridge and has a daughter, Alice.

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240 pages
Interest Age: 12+


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Publication date

4th October 2010



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