Bridle the Wind by Joan Aiken


Bridle the Wind by Joan Aiken

Packed-off to boarding school and bullied by his peers, Felix feels sad and trapped. Although he has a home in England, his heart lies in Spain - so he runs away. But Felix's journey is cut short when his ship is caught in a storm off the French coast. Despite being shipwrecked and then held prisoner in a remote monastery, Felix's spirit is far from broken - and he needs all the strength he can muster to battle against the demonic Abbot Vespasian and his evil powers...

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Joan Aiken's Felix trilogy is definitely the kind of reading material you can never have enough of. It's got everything; adventure of almost every kind you could dream of, friendship, romance, history, travel ... To me these books are timeless, and every generation needs them. Bookwitch

About the Author

Joan Aiken

Joan Aiken (1924 - 2004) spent part of her childhood living in a haunted house. After leaving school, she worked at the BBC, the United Nations, and in the editorial department of a magazine. All this time, she had been writing stories and after her first major novel was published in 1961, Joan left her job to write full-time. She has now written almost 100 books for adults and children, Including the hugely popular The Wolves Of Willoughby Chase and Black Hearts In Battersea.

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384 pages
Interest Age: From 9


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Publication date

2nd May 2013



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