Demons Watch, The Tales of Fayt, Book 1
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Demons Watch, The Tales of Fayt, Book 1

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'We're the Demon's Watch, son. Protectors of Port Fayt. Scourge of all sea scum. Don't tell me you've never heard of us?" Half-goblin boy Joseph Grubb lives in Fayt, a bustling trading port where elves, trolls, fairies and humans live side by side. Fed up of working at the Legless Mermaid tavern, Grubb dreams of escape - until a whirlwind encounter with a smuggler plunges him into Fayt's criminal underworld. There he meets the Demon's Watch and learns of their mission to save the port from a mysterious and deadly threat. Can Grubb and his new allies uncover the dark plot in time, or will they end up as fish food in Harry's Shark Pit?show more

Product details

  • 9+
  • Paperback | 416 pages
  • 131 x 197 x 28mm | 300g
  • Random House Children's Publishers UK
  • Corgi Childrens
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • maps (black and white)
  • 0552572047
  • 9780552572040
  • 834,041

About Conrad Mason

Conrad Mason was born in 1984. He studied Classics at Cambridge University, and now works in London as an Editor of children's fiction.show more

Review quote

"Amid the swashbuckling and shoot-outs, the ethos and humour recall the straighter-faced Discworld books" SFX "Mason's writing is lively and engaging, and his message of tolerance is a potent one" -- Philip Womack Literary Review "A hugely entertaining and comic fantasy story that will have young readers enchanted. Conrad Mason has filled his story with characters to rival those in any of Terry Pratchett's Discworld novels" Book Zone For Boys "Sparkling and energetic, it's full of wit and comic timing, with piratical idioms galore ... I think this rip-roaring fantasy adventure is going to win a loyal - and thoroughly deserved - following" The Bookbag "Brilliantly drawn, with wonderfully descriptive passages, and excitement and tension aplenty, this story cleverly intermingles the worlds of humans and mythical beings, so that its hardly seems like a fantasy novel at times" -- Steve Pird The School Librarianshow more

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"Mason's writing is lively and engaging, and his message of tolerance is a potent one"show more

Rating details

58 ratings
3.86 out of 5 stars
5 26% (15)
4 41% (24)
3 28% (16)
2 3% (2)
1 2% (1)
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