• "Doherty paints a very vivid picture . . . almost Shardlake for young readers."

    Susan Elkin, Independent on Sunday
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    A beautifully paced and measured story . . . Berlie Doherty manages to involve the reader completely in Will's world.


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  • "A beautifully crafted book, packed with rich detail and a convincing sense of time and place."

    The School Librarian
  • "A rich piece of historic fiction . . . written with great verve."

    Nigethan Sathiyalingam,
  • "Fast and eventful . . . there is danger and fear but we never lose sight of what is truly important."


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