The White Darkness

The White Darkness

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Antarctica. When Sym's Uncle Victor says he's taking her there, Sym can't believe her luck. The one place in the world she's dreamed of visiting is finally within her grasp. The frozen landscape is everything she hoped it would be, but as each day passes Victor becomes more and more agitated and erratic. He seems to be losing his mind. If they were anywhere else in the world, Sym could run, could get away, could find some help. But in the icy wastes of Antarctica, nobody can hear your cries. And when your only ally is a ghost in your head-is it madness to stake your life on it?show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 272 pages
  • 129 x 198mm
  • Oxford University Press
  • Oxford, United Kingdom
  • English
  • Reissue
  • 0192758217
  • 9780192758217

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More real excitement than any amount of shoot-'em-up action stories. The White Darkness is as good as it gets. Independent on Sunday The White Darkness is simply brilliant, totally original, always surprising and introducing one of the most amazing villains ever. McCaughrean, as always, writes like a dream. Wendy Coolingshow more

About Geraldine Mccaughrean

Geraldine McCaughrean was born and educated in Enfield, North London, the youngest daughter of a fireman and a teacher. She trained as a teacher, worked for ten years in publishing, and in 1988 became a full-time writer. Since then Geraldine has written over 130 books and plays for both adults and children and has won every major children's book prize. Geraldine lives in Berkshire with her husband and their more