Summary

After the worldquake, magic is seeping into our world.
Effie Truelove has made a promise to keep her grandfather's magical books safe from danger. Whatever it takes. But it's not always easy when you're a pupil at the Tusitala School for the Gifted, Troubled and Strange.
Together with her new school friends, Maximilian, Wolf, Lexy and Raven, Effie must travel to the mysterious Otherworld and brave the terrifying Diberi, a secret organisation with plans that could destroy the entire universe.
©2017 Scarlett Thomas (P)2017 Canongate Books
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5 out of 5 stars
By Cameron on 31-10-17

Scarlett Thomas on top form

Best children's book we've listened to in ages. Other worlds, magic, nicely pictured, dark enough without being scary.

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4 out of 5 stars
By Matt on 13-09-17

Good story, good foundation for a series

A good story, which gets better as it goes and draws you in.

My only real gripe is that there is no gap between the end of the chapter and Roger telling you it's now chapter x. This is really annoying as it jars and stops you getting lost in excellent narration

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