The Pure Heart

The Pure Heart

3.11 (167 ratings by Goodreads)
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3.11 (167 ratings by Goodreads)

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A stunning classic horror story - perfect for fans of
Mary Shelley!
'[A] wonderful twisted gothic novel ... [an] evocation of
a weird and wonderful world with compulsive characters and a cracking
mystery at it's core.' THE TIMES

'Oozing atmosphere, this reads like a teenage version of recent
gothic fantasies like The Binding or The Familiars:
deliciously chilling Elizabethan tale with an injection
of horror.' THE OBSERVER

'[An] atmospheric gothic chiller' THE INDEPENDENT

When Iseabail is employed by a wealthy merchant to be his daughter's
companion, she's transported from her humble island home to
a grand house in the Scottish borderlands.

Why has she been summoned here? And will she ever make it back

A stunningly atmospheric YA Elizabethan horror set in
the Scottish borderlands, written with a unique and original voice.

Jane Eyre meets Susan Hill with a YA twist and gently
fantastical elements.

Winner of the Times/Chicken House Children's Fiction
Competition 2018; the first YA entry to win.
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Product details

  • 12-15
  • Paperback | 288 pages
  • 140 x 198 x 20mm | 220g
  • Somerset, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 1912626004
  • 9781912626007
  • 988,893

Rating details

3.11 out of 5 stars
- 167 ratings
5 11% (19)
4 23% (38)
3 37% (62)
2 23% (38)
1 6% (10)
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