ACHUKA Book of the Day 10 Sep 2o021
“Simultaneously bleak, moving, and unsettling, Walker’s immersive story slowly reveals its secrets, using tension as a lever to tip the reader deep into the Ash House’s mysteries.” Publishers Weekly
“An unexpected—and pleasing—combination of propitious and disquieting.” KIRKUS
The debut novel has been described as Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children meets Lord of the Flies.
A new boy arrives at the Ash House. He can’t remember his name – or why he’s been sent there. Given the name Sol, and troubled by a mystery pain that no medicine can cure, he joins the gang of children living in the shadows of the secretive house. Soon, however, there’s more for him to face: the darkness that descends with the arrival of the Doctor…
Has touches of magical realism and dystopia. Features stunning artwork by Olia Muza.
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