Author of the critically acclaimed Black Book of Secrets, F.E. Higgins returns to the same magical world for this companion novel. Young Pin Carpue is a corpse watcher. His job is to observe the dead to make sure they’ve truly passed. One day, he witnesses a bone magician reanimate a corpse. Fascinated, he befriends the magician’s assistant, and the two strike a secret bargain.
©2008 F.E. Higgins (P)2008 W.F. Howes, Ltd
“The cast of unusual characters and their interrelated stories carry readers along swiftly to an ending that begs for a sequel. Budding fans of Poe or Dickens will be entranced by this atmospheric novel.” (School Library Journal)
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