The compelling second volume of the bestselling French fantasy series The Mirror Visitor Quartet-winner of the 2016 Grand Prix de l'Imaginaire - Roman jeunesse francophone Suddenly Ophelia finds herself thrust into the spotlight- promoted to vice-storyteller by Farouk, the ancestral Spirit of Pole, she must tell him a story every evening. Now that her powers are known to all, she is forced to reveal the nefarious plots that have been brewing beneath the golden rafters of Citaceleste and to throw herself into the political machinations of Pole. The only person she may be able to trust is Thorn, her enigmatic fiance. Is there more to this man than she thought? As one after another influential courtier disappears, Ophelia again finds herself implicated in an investigation that will lead her to see beyond Pole's many illusions to the heart of a formidable truth.
Audience: Children / Juvenile
Number of Pages: 528
Publication Date: 21 May 2019
Publisher: Text Publishing
Publication City, Country: Melbourne, Australia
Dimensions (cm): 23.3(H) x 15.5(L) x 4.3(W)
Weight (gm): 676
'Stands on the same shelf as Harry Potter.' * Elle *
'Dabos' spellbinding use of imagery continues to astound, invoking a range of vivid emotions from joy to overwhelming fear...an incredibly told story of drama and magic which builds strongly upon the first book and sets the state for the next novel.' * Readplus *
'Christelle Dabos captivates readers of all ages.'
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'This book is bursting with inventiveness.' * Le Monde des livres *
'I didn't want to finish and leave Dabos' dazzling fantastical story world. The world building in this series is phenomenal...I was enthralled.' * Nadia L. King *
Christelle Dabos (Author) Christelle Dabos was born on the C te d'Azur in 1980 and grew up in a home filled with classical music and games. Her love of fantasy began with the Harry Potter series and she is part of a new generation of young fantasy writers. A Winter's Promise, Book One in her debut series, The Mirror Visitor, won the Gallimard Jeunesse-RTL-Telerama First Novel Competition, as well as the Grand Prix de l'Imaginaire and is an international success. She now lives in Belgium.