An evocative, romantic historical novel by Celia Rees, author of the international bestseller Witch Child. The hope of their beloved city rests with Violetta and Feste and their attempt to restore a holy relic to its rightful place. All they have to do is acquire the help of a certain William Shakespeare...
Violetta and Feste have come to London to rescue the holy relics taken from the church in Illyria by the evil Malvolio. Their journey has been long and their adventures many, but it is not until they meet the playwright William Shakespeare that they get to tell the entire story from beginning to end!
But where will this remarkable tale ultimately lead Violetta and her companion? And will they manage to save themselves, and the relics from the very evil intentions of Malvolio?Celia Rees is one of Britain's foremost writers for teenagers. She has a degree in History, a strong interest in which is evident in her brilliantly researched books. Witch Child has been translated into 25 languages. Sorceress, Pirates! and Sovay have all met similar critical acclaim and are loved for their strong characters and skillfully plotted adventures. Celia lives in Leamington Spa, with her husband.
Allen and Unwin
Author: Celia Rees