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- Description'Everyone should read Frances Hardinge. Everyone. Right w.' Patrick Ness Verdigris n. a blue-green rust that tarnishes ageing and forgotten copper coins, altering them entirely ...One evening, Ryan and his friends steal some coins from a well. Soon after, strange things begin to happen. Peculiar marks burn on Ryan's knuckles and light bulbs mysteriously explode. Then the well witch appears, with her fountains for eyes and gargled demands. From w on the children must serve her - and the wishes rotting at the bottom of her well. In the tradition of truly fantastic story-telling, Verdigris Deep is a darkly witty, utterly creepy and clever vel by Frances Hardinge, author of The Lie Tree.
- Author BiographyFrances Hardinge spent her childhood in a huge old house that inspired her to write strange stories from an early age. She read English at Oxford University, then got a job at a software company. However, by this time a persistent friend had finally managed to bully Frances into sending a few chapters of Fly By Night, her first children's novel, to a publisher. Macmillan made her an immediate offer. The book went on to publish to huge critical acclaim and win the Branford Boase First Novel Award. She has been nominated for, and won several other awards, being shortlisted for the prestigious Carnegie Medal for Cuckoo Song and winning the coveted Costa Book of the Year Award for The Lie Tree.
- Author(s)Frances Hardinge
- PublisherPan Macmillan
- Date of Publication28/01/2016
- SubjectChildren's Fiction
- Place of PublicationLondon
- Country of PublicationUnited Kingdom
- Weight239 g
- Width130 mm
- Height198 mm
- Spine21 mm
- Format DetailsB-format paperback
- Edition StatementNew Edition
- Interest AgeFrom 12
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