The Double Life of Cassiel Roadnight

Publisher: HarperCollins Children's Books

Review

Jenny Valentine presents another enthralling, perplexing and thought-provoking novel exploring family, friendship and identity.

Offered the chance to assume someone else's identity, Cassiel, a fugitive teenage boy, steps into a ready made family, but things are not what they seem. As the events which led to Cassiel becoming a fugitive are gradually revealed, we witness the disintegration of the only life, and the only relationship he had ever known, and come to understand the sense of betrayal he suffers.

The unexpected denoument, in which Cassiel comes to understand who he really is convincingly offering a sense of resolution to this exciting, tense and engaging story.

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