Endymion Spring

Endymion Spring : The Past is a Dangerous Beast

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Who or what is Endymion Spring? A power for good, or for evil . . . A legendary book that holds the secret to a world of knowledge . . . A young boy without a voice - whose five-hundred-year-old story is about to explode in the twenty-first century . . . Set in present-day Oxford and Germany at the dawn of printing, one magical book sets two boys' worlds alight - bringing them unimaginable danger, excitement and power . . .Skelton's brilliant literary debut. Powerfully gripping, a perfect, magical read for teenagers and adults alike.
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Product details

  • 12-17
  • Paperback | 448 pages
  • 130 x 194 x 34mm | 421.85g
  • PUFFIN
  • United Kingdom
  • English
  • 0141320346
  • 9780141320342
  • 412,668

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A wonderfully rich but accessible story for 10-year-olds plus * Sunday Telegraph * Skelton is a wonderful descriptive writer, with a good line in startling images * Observer * It is unputdownable * Irish Independent * The story, switching between medieval Germany and Oxford University libraries, is a gripping, fast-moving read, and should appeal to adults as well as teenagers * Oxford Times * A wonderfully rich but accessible story for 10-year-olds plus * Sunday Telegraph * Skelton is a wonderful descriptive writer, with a good line in startling images * Observer * It is unputdownable * Irish Independent * The story, switching between medieval Germany and Oxford University libraries, is a gripping, fast-moving read, and should appeal to adults as well as teenagers * Oxford Times *
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About Matthew Skelton

Matthew Skelton was born in the UK but spent most of his childhood in Canada. He started writing while working as a teaching assistant at the University of Mainz, and continued when he came back to Oxford to work as a research assistant. In 2002 he won Richard and Judy's short story competition. Endymion Spring is his first novel.
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3,840 ratings
3.59 out of 5 stars
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4 34% (1,316)
3 31% (1,178)
2 12% (446)
1 3% (101)
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