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Voyages in the underworld of Orpheus Black

Voyages in the underworld of Orpheus Black

Sedgwick, Marcus, author; Deacon, Alexis, illustrator; Sedgwick, Julian, author

A lyrical and dreamlike story of two brothers in conflict amidst the devastation of WWII London. Harry Black wakes in hospital to learn that his brother Ellis has almost certainly been killed by a V2 rocket falling during a German air raid on London. In a state of wounded delirium, Harry's mind begins to blur the distinctions between the reality of the war-torn city, the fiction of his unpublished sci-fi novel and the myth of Orpheus and Eurydice. Driven by visions of Ellis still alive and a sense of poetic inevitability, Harry discharges himself from hospital and begins a search for his brother that will lead him deep into the city's Underworld

Hardback, Book. English. Young adult fiction. Teenage Fiction. Fiction 13+. General.
Published London: Walker Books, 2019
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    1076966 Young Adult Young Adult Available Carnegie and Kate Greenaway Medal Donation 2020

Details

Statement of responsibility: Marcus Sedgwick, Julian Sedgwick ; illustrated by Alexis Deacon
ISBN: 1406357928, 9781406357929
Intended audience: Adolescent.
Physical Description: 312 pages : illustrations (black and white, and colour) ; 22 cm
Subject: AR5.4; AR5; Accelerated Reader; ARMY+; World War, 1939-1945 England London Fiction.