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“This well-written novel has descriptive language, atmosphere, and lots of intrigue as it moves to a stunning conclusion.” —School Library Journal“Gavin balances the novel's darker themes with a sense of adventure.” —Shelf Awareness“With masterful detail . . . Gavin creates indelible characters, settings, and moods.” —Booklist
Jamila Gavin's Coram Boy won the Whitbread Children’s Book of the Year Award and is the basis for both a Broadway play and a forthcoming feature film. Her next book, The Blood Stone, won comparison in The New York Times Book Review to “an expertly plotted tale out of Kipling.” Ms. Gavin was born in Mussoorie, India, in the foothills of the Himalayas, and now lives in Gloucestershire, England.
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