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The Child Eater

The Child Eater

An ancient evil is on the rise. Children are disappearing. Only two boys, from different worlds, can stop it.

On Earth, The Wisdom family has always striven to be more normal than normal. But Simon Wisdom, the youngest child, is far from ordinary: he can see the souls of the dead. And now the ghosts of children are begging him to help them. Something is coming, something far, far worse than death . . .

In a far-away land of magic and legends, Matyas is determined to drag himself up from the gutter, become a wizard and learn to fly. But he, too, can hear the children crying.

Two vastly different worlds. One ancient evil. The child eater is coming . . .

‘An intricately imagined Tarot-themed fantasy’ – Guardian


Genre: Fiction & Related Items / Fantasy

On Sale: 30th June 2014

Price: £4.49

ISBN-13: 9781848663237


The Child Eater is written in broad, bold strokes . . . It's a dark, disturbing book; it's also full of light and wonder
A bold new step for Pollack . . . a multi-layered tale of growing up and self-discovery that also happens to have a horrific supernatural terror as its central focus
One of this year's Do Not Miss books. Five stars, and it earns every one of them
Over the Effing Rainbow
A beautiful, fantastically constructed novel with some truly excellent character work . . . Pollack's first novel in over a decade really is worth picking up
Intellectus Speculativus
An easy book to read . . . I was drawn back to it consistently . . . I would recommend this book
It Puts The Blog In The Basket
A deliciously creepy, decadent read. 5/5
Speculating on SpecFic
An entertaining read with the odd gory moment and some really imaginative and charming magical beings
Horror Hothouse
An intricately imagined Tarot-themed fantasy