The Dark Horse
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The Dark Horse

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A dark and powerful story of conflict, betrayal and magic from award-winning author Marcus Sedgwick. Shortlisted for the Guardian Children's Fiction Prize, Carnegie Medal and Blue Peter Book Award. A boy destined to lead his clan. A girl raised by wolves. A stranger with a sealed box. One small community living in dread of the coming of the legendary warrior tribe, the Dark Horse ...A rich and powerful novel, set on a rocky northern coast in a bewitching, distant time.show more

Product details

  • 12-17
  • Paperback | 192 pages
  • 129.54 x 195.58 x 15.24mm | 181.44g
  • Hachette Children's Group
  • Orion Children's Books (an Imprint of The Orion Publishing Group Ltd )
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • w. ill.
  • 1858818842
  • 9781858818849
  • 335,716

Review quote

'imaginative and gripping' -- Becca Pennicott THANET FOCUSshow more

About Marcus Sedgwick

Marcus Sedgwick is a full time author. His first novel, Floodland, won the Branford Boase Award for the best debut children's novel of 2000. Since then his books have been shortlisted for the Guardian Children's Fiction Prize, the Blue Peter Book Award, the Costa Book Award, the Carnegie Medal and the Edgar Allan Poe Award. Find his website at www.marcussedgwick.com and follow him on Twitter @marcussedgwick.show more

Rating details

589 ratings
3.47 out of 5 stars
5 19% (109)
4 30% (174)
3 36% (210)
2 14% (82)
1 2% (14)
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