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Lost Acre

Lost Acre

‘Intricate and crisp, witty and solemn’ Hilary Mantel, Man Booker Prize-winning author of Wolf Hall on Rotherweird

Wynter is here . . .

Gervon Wynter has returned to Rotherweird and has not only taken over the town but is busy destroying the countrysiders’ life too.

Can our small band of heroes find a way to outwit a genius whose master plan is five centuries in the making?

Watch this space . . .

‘Baroque, Byzantine and beautiful – not to mention bold. An enthralling puzzle picture of a book’ M. R. Carey, bestselling author of The Girl With All The Gifts on Rotherweird

(P)2019 Quercus Editions Limited

Genre: Fiction & Related Items / Fantasy

On Sale: 25th July 2019

Price: £25

ISBN-13: 9781787476783


A history-tragic-comedy all rolled into one, Rotherweird is intricate and crisp, witty and solemn: a book not unlike other books, but with special and dangerous properties. Line by line, silent and adroit, it opens a series of trap-doors in the reader's imagination
Hilary Mantel, two-time Man Booker prize winner, on Rotherweird
Baroque, Byzantine and beautiful - not to mention bold. An enthralling puzzle picture of a book
M.R. Carey, author of the bestselling The Girl With All The Gifts, on Rotherweird
Compelling . . . the love child of Gormenghast and Hogwarts
Guardian on Rotherweird
This novel is a remarkable achievement. It's also extremely funny, in a typically British sort of way . . . a delightful Harry Potter for grown-ups
Sunday Independent on Rotherweird
An imaginative tour de force
The Times on Rotherweird