Dark Flight Down

Written by Marcus Sedgwick

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This is the stunning conclusion to The Book of Dead Days, a sweeping gothic fantasy that is packed with mystery and intrigue and the loose ends from the earlier book are brought together brilliantly into a story that is both mesmerizing, deeply thought-provoking and it definitely doesn’t have the ending you think it might.  Very original.

Dark Flight Down Synopsis

Held captive in the palace of the Emperor Frederick, Boy and Willow are plunged into a world of gilded finery and splendour. But beneath its golden veneer lies cruelty, madness and desperation. They are in terrible danger as they confront the whirlwind furies of the Emperor, the calculating ambitions of his confidante, Maxim, and follow a deadly trail which will lead them to the Phantom. Packed with mystery and intrigue, the truth about Boy's identity and many other shattering secrets, are all reevealed as the BOOK OF DEAD DAYS is opened for the final time in Marcus Sedgwick's conclusion to a mesmerising story.

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ISBN: 9781842551363
Publication date: 28/04/2005
Publisher: Orion Publishing Co
Format: Paperback (b Format)

Book Information

ISBN: 9781842551363
Publication date: 28th April 2005
Author: Marcus Sedgwick
Publisher: Orion Publishing Co
Format: Paperback (b Format)
Pagination: 240 pages
Suitable for: 11+ readers
Genres: Fantasy / Magical
Recommendations: eBooks

About Marcus Sedgwick

One of the World Book Day 2015 Authors  Marcus was our Guest Editor in July 2010. Click here to see all his selections. Marcus began to write seriously in 1994, and his first book, Floodland, was published by Orion in 2000, and won the Branford-Boase award for best debut children's novel. Witch Hill followed in 2001, and was nominated for an Edgar Allan Poe Award. The Kiss of Death was published in paperback in April 2009, and picked up a thread from his highly acclaimed My Swordhand is Singing (winner of the 2007 Booktrust Teenage Book Award). In between came what Marcus calls “my big ...

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