9781408843024

The Dead Men Stood Together

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  • ISBN13:

    9781408843024

  • ISBN10:

    1408843021

  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 6/30/2015
  • Publisher: Bloomsbury USA Childrens

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Summary

In a harbour town long ago, a boy is entranced by his uncle's stories of adventure in lands far away. Ignoring the crazy talk of the harbour pilot's son about the uncle being the Devil, the boy boards a ship with his uncle. But the uncle soon makes enemies of the captain and crew and, in frustration at their superstition, kills an albatross that has befriended the ship. As the ship sails on, madness and death ensue, and the boy and the crew face unimaginable horrors. A superbly gripping and haunting tale for fans of all classic horror.


Author Biography

Chris Priestley lives in Cambridge with his wife and son. His novels are brilliantly original additions to a long tradition of horror stories by authors such as M.R. James and Edgar Allan Poe.

Chris wrote one of the World Book Day books for 2011 and has been shortlisted for a variety of prestigious children's book awards.

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