The Red Necklace
France 1789: a time of terror; a charismatic boy, Yann, who must find out who he is; the daring rescue of Sido, an aristocrat's daughter - these are the elements in this tremendous adventure by a consummate storyteller, a marvellous tale of the first days of the French Revolution.
- 126 x 144 x 24mm | 209g
- 22 Oct 2007
- Orion Publishing Co
- Orion (an Imprint of The Orion Publishing Group Ltd )
- London, United Kingdom
- Abridged edition
"Brilliantly rich and complex. [Reader] Tom Hiddleston brilliantly captures the ardour of youth. An enchanting story for anyone of 10 and upwards." -- Amanda Craig OBSERVER "Sally Gardner's follow-up to I, Coriander, aimed at 10 to 16-year-olds, is enthralling: a vividly detailed concoction of murder and romance, drama and intrigue, set against the backdrop of the French Revolution. The sense of rising panic on the Paris streets and in the salons suffuses a superb reading." -- Carol Mansur THE TELEGRAPH
About Sally Gardner
Sally Gardner trained at art college and went on to work in the theatre, winning awards for her costume designs for some notable productions. After her twin daughters and her son were born she started to illustrate children's books, and then turned to writing. She lives in North London. Tom Hiddleston trained at RADA. This audiobook reading follows several recordings for Radio 4 including Dracula and Another Country. His television work includes Randolf Churchill in The Gathering Storm alongside Albert Finney and Vanessa Redgrave, and roles in Nicholas Nickleby, Conspiracy, Casualty, and Miss Austen Regrets. In 2007 he was nominated for the Ian Charleson Award for his performance of Alsemero in The Changeling for Cheek by Jowl, and he has also appeared on stage in Cymbeline and as Cassio in Othello.