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Description - The Book of Hidden Wonders by Polly Crosby

Hidden in the pages of a book, a secret story...'Evocative and enchanting - a future classic' Veronica Henry'An extraordinary debut... beautiful, dark, haunting' Edward Carey'A captivating coming-of-age story... dripping with atmosphere' Daily Mail'A bewitching read' Woman & Home

Romilly lives in a ramshackle house with her eccentric artist father and her cat, Monty. She knows little about her past - but she knows that she is loved.When her father finds fame with a series of children's books starring her as the main character, everything changes: exotic foods appear on the table, her father appears on TV, and strangers appear at their door, convinced the books contain a treasure hunt leading to a glittering prize.But as time passes, Romilly's father becomes increasingly suspicious of everything around him, until, before her eyes, he begins to disappear altogether.In her increasingly isolated world, Romilly turns to the secrets her father has hidden in his illustrated books, realising that there is something far darker and more devastating locked within the pages...The truth.The Book of Hidden Wonders is the unforgettable, beguiling debut from Polly Crosby.Praise for The Book of Hidden Wonders:'Evocative and enchanting - a future classic and a star in the making' Veronica Henry'An extraordinary debut... beautiful, dark, haunting and unforgettable. I loved it' Edward Carey'A captivating coming-of-age story with memorable characters beautifully brought to life in a setting dripping with atmosphere' Daily Mail'Beautifully written... mesmerising' My Weekly'A bewitching read' Woman & Home'A stunning novel' Norfolk Magazine'Written in fine, delicate prose, this treasure of a debut takes up the palette of emotions and paints with all the colours' Nydia Hetherington'A beautifully written tale that evokes dreams and imagination' Daily Record'Exquisitely written, stunning, totally unique. Everyone needs to read this' Jessica Ryn'A magical tale, beautifully written, evocative and mysterious, and stitched through with a dark thread that I wasn't expecting. What a wonderful book' Anita Frank

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780008409616
Format: Paperback / softback
(234mm x 153mm x mm)
Pages: 400
Imprint: HQ
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
Publish Date: 5-Aug-2020
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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