Wakenhyrst

Author(s): Michelle Paver

General Fiction

A TimesBest Book of 2019.


A TimesAudiobook of the Week.


"Something has been let loose... "


In Edwardian Suffolk, a manor house stands alone in a lost corner of the Fens: a glinting wilderness of water whose whispering reeds guard ancient secrets. Maudis a lonely child growing up without a mother, ruled by her repressive father.


When he finds a painted medieval devilin a graveyard, unhallowed forces are awakened.


Maud's battle has begun. She must survive a world haunted by witchcraft, the age-old legends of her beloved fen - and the even more nightmarish demons of her father's past.


Spanning five centuries, Wakenhyrstis a darkly gothic thrillerabout murderous obsession and one girl's longing to fly free by the bestselling author of Dark Matterand Thin Air. Wakenhyrstis an outstanding new piece of story-telling, a tale of mystery and imagination laced with terror. It is a masterwork in the modern gothic tradition that ranges from Mary Shelley and Bram Stoker to Neil Gaiman and Sarah Perry.

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General Fields

  • : 9781788549578
  • : Head of Zeus
  • : Head of Zeus
  • : October 2019
  • : ---length:- '19.8'width:- '12.9'units:- Centimeters
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Paperback
  • : Michelle Paver
  • : 368
  • : 823.92
  • : English