About The Book

'Echoes of David Almond's Skelligin Wallis's beautifully written debut... Profound and moving' The Financial Times

'A captivating blend of love, loss and forgiveness' The Sunday Express

'The chief villain is fantastically creepy… fast-paced' SFX

'Beautifully written in smooth, elegant prose...I felt utterly surrounded by the story'BookBag

'If you loved Skelligby David Almond, then this is the book for you' Serendipity Reviews

'Intense, dark, brooding and highly adventurous. To me it screamed Neil Gaiman' Fiction Fascination

When thirteen-year-old James discovers a homeless man in an abandoned house, the course of his life changes dramatically. Hoping to find a 'cure' for a dark curse inflicted on the homeless man, the pair embark on a journey together not knowing that what they discover will impact them both in ways they never imagined...

A gripping and haunting story about loss and hope, perfect for fans of Patrick Ness and David Almond.

About The Author

Rupert Wallis read Theology at Cambridge University and holds an MFA in Screenwriting and Writing for Television from the University of Southern California. He now lives in Cornwall.

Product Details

  • Publisher: Simon & Schuster Children's UK (July 1, 2014)
  • Length: 384 pages
  • ISBN13: 9781471118890

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