by Akala - £12.99 Hachette Children's Group (2021)
paperback ISBN 13: 9781444943696 | ISBN 10: 1444943693
A natural storyteller with a vision of his own, The Dark Lady, Akala's debut novel for teens will enthuse and entertain teenagers and young adults, showing that reading is a true super-power.
A PICKPOCKET WITH AN EXCEPTIONAL GIFT
A PRISONER OF EXTRAORDINARY VALUE
AN ORPHAN HAUNTED BY DREAMS OF THE MYSTERIOUS DARK LADY
Henry is an orphan, an outsider, a thief. He is also a fifteen-year-old invested with magical powers...
This brilliant, at times brutal, first novel from the amazing imagination that is Akala, will glue you to your seat as you are hurled into a time when London stank and boys like Henry were forced to find their own route through the tangled streets and out the other side.
(Price & availability last checked: May 2021)
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