The Purple Emperor

The Purple Emperor : Faerie Wars II

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When Henry gets called back to the Faerie Realm to help his friends Holly and Pyrgus he has to be braver and more resourceful than he could ever have thought possible. When Pyrgus and Holly are confronted with their greatest fear, they too have to prove themselves to be courageous beyond their own expectations. With the help of Mr Fogarty and the marvellous Madame Cardui, the futures of these brilliant young protagonists are worked out in a masterful plot that will hold the reader gripped from start to finish.show more

Product details

  • 12-17
  • Paperback | 432 pages
  • 128 x 198 x 28mm | 222.26g
  • Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 0747591032
  • 9780747591030
  • 496,189

Review quote

'If Mervyn Peake met Melvin Burgess in a very dark alley, they might emerge with 'Faerie Wars.' Eoin Colfer 'Inventive as Harry Potter, dark as Gormenghast and as intelligently probing as Philip Pullman, here is a title to brighten the dreariest of winter days.' Nicholas Tucker, The Independent 'It is even better than its predecessor, and more confident.' Lindsey Fraser, The Booksellershow more

About Herbie Brennan

Herbie Brennan lives and works in County Carlow, Ireland. He is the author of many wonderful books for children and adults including our own Faerie Wars titles and Zartog's Remote. Faerie Wars has sold in sixteen foreign languages.show more

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5,953 ratings
3.84 out of 5 stars
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4 36% (2,152)
3 27% (1,627)
2 7% (388)
1 1% (83)
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