Marcus Sedgwick is the author of White Crow and Revolver, which was shortlisted for the Carnegie Medal in the UK and was named a Printz Honor book in the US. The author of eleven widely admired previous novels, he lives near Cambridge, England.
..".a story that's simultaneously romantic, tragic, horrifying, and transcendental is more than enough to hold readers' attention, no matter their age." --Publishers Weekly, starred review "Part love story, part mystery, part horror, this is as much about the twisting hand of fate as it is about the mutability of folk tales. Its strange spell will capture you." --Booklist, starred review "The Time Traveler's Wife meets Lost in this chilling exploration of love and memory . . . Haunting, sophisticated and ultimately exquisite." --Kirkus, starred review "Sedgwick's prose is unadorned yet melancholic. . ." --Bulletin of the Center for Children's Books, starred review "Sedgwick's prose is taut, careful, and chilling." --The Horn Book, starred review "Reminiscent of David Mitchell's Cloud Atlas . . . stark, suspenseful writing." --School Library Journal