in the United Kingdom by Harper Collins Children's Books,
a grimy alley in the East End of London stands the Wyrd
Museum, cared for by the strange Webster sisters - and the
scene of even stranger events.
from the past, elfin-like Edie Dorkins is taken down to the
cavernous cellars of the enchanted building and shown the
oldest of all living things - the World Tree. For many ages
the sisters have guarded it in secret, but now its very existence
is in jeopardy.
in the Separate Collection one of the exhibits is stirring,
and with it an age-old quarrel is rekindled which divides
the sisters. It is all the work of an ancient and powerful
force intent on destruction, and Edie and Miss Veronica
become its unwitting servants. Neil Chapman follows them
to the mystical town of Glastonbury where, upon the tor,
a nightmarish army is gathering. There is going to be a
battle: a final desperate battle to save the world from
darkness and evil.
the chilling, fantastical world of the Wyrd Museum in this
sequel to The Woven Path.
pop into your head when you're least expecting them. I was
in a shop in Rye when my attention was caught by a peculiar
doll hanging on the wall. It was part crow, part woman, with
twigs for hands and feet. As soon as I saw it I thought, "Wow
- I wonder what happens to that when it gets dark?" because
it looked capable of anything. The answer of course lies in
this book, I always like to make a seemingly innocent object
turn out to be really sinister and frightening.
In this novel, elements
of Christian mythology are brought in contact with other
beliefs. The ancient and magical town of Glastonbury is
a place where that has been happening for centuries so it
made a perfect setting for the final battle between the
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