The Glass Demon

The Glass Demon

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The Glass Demon is a thrilling young adult novel filled with mystery and the supernatural from Helen Grant, author of The Vanishing of Katharina Linden, in which Lin Fox is about to discover that not all fairytales are fiction. The Glass Demon bridges the world of the traditional Grimm fairytale with the darker world of Angela Carter's adult fairytales. The first deathSeventeen-year-old Lin Fox finds a body in an orchard. As she backs away in horror, she steps on broken glass.The second deathThen blood appears on her doorstep - blood, and broken glass.The third deathSomething terrible is found in the cemetery. Shards of broken glass lie by a grave.Who will be next?As the attacks become more sinister, Lin doesn't know who to trust. She's getting closer to the truth behind these chilling discoveries, but with each move the danger deepens.Because someone wants Lin gone - and won't give up until he's got rid of her and her family. Forever.Helen Grant's first teen novel The Vanishing of Katharina Linden was shortlisted for the Carnegie Medal; her other darkly thrilling young adult novels, The Vanishing of Katharina Linden and Wish Me Dead, are also available from Penguin.
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Product details

  • 12-17
  • Paperback | 416 pages
  • 132 x 198 x 28mm | 299.37g
  • Penguin Books Ltd
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 0141325763
  • 9780141325767
  • 340,228

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Wonderful * Guardian on The Vanishing of Katharina Linden * A richly textured, effortlessly written novel * Sunday Telegraph on The Vanishing of Katharina Linden * For something so chilling, it is terrific entertainment * Sunday Times on The Vanishing of Katharina Linden * An impressive debut from a writer to watch * Daily Mail on The Vanishing of Katharina Linden *
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About Helen Grant

Helen Grant was born in London. She read Classics at St Hugh's College, Oxford, and then worked in marketing for ten years in order to fund her love of travelling. In 2001 she and her family moved to Bad Munstereifel in Germany, and it was exploring the legends of this beautiful town that inspired her to write her first novel, The Vanishing of Katharina Linden. She now lives in Brussels with her husband, her two children and a small German cat.
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Wonderful Guardian on The Vanishing of Katharina Linden
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1,190 ratings
3.51 out of 5 stars
5 17% (204)
4 35% (415)
3 33% (396)
2 11% (134)
1 3% (41)
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