Tanglewreck

Publisher: Bloomsbury

Review

Tanglewreck has been in Silver's family for centuries and she loves the old house as if it were a living, breathing being. Since Silver's parents mysteriously disappeared four years ago, she has been unhappily cared for by the selfish Mrs Rokabye and her spy of a pet rabbit, Bigamist (so called 'on account of his habits').

When strange things start happening to time, it becomes apparent that Silver must fulfil an ancient prophecy and prevent the evil Abel Darkwater and Regalia Mason from taking control of it for good.

Silver embarks on a journey which takes her from the underground tunnels of London to a parallel universe and ultimately learns that love is the most powerful force of all.

This complex but utterly readable book, encompasses chaos theory and time travel but is also filled with humorous asides and a cast of memorable characters.

Share this page with your friends

More books like this

A Most Improper Magick

Author: Stephanie Burgis

A 21st-century take on Jane Austen's world, entertainingly viewed through the eyes of a 12-year-old heroine who discovers she has inherited her mother's magical abilities.

Read more about A Most Improper Magick

The Battle of the Sun

Author:

Jack Snap is a 'boy where magic could happen'; and happen it does when he is imprisoned by a darkly powerful Magus, an alchemist who plans to turn Tudor London into gold.

Read more about The Battle of the Sun