Continuing the perilousadventures of the mice Audrey and Arthur Brown, as they are forced by the ancient squirrel Starwife to accompany Madame Akkikuyu, the fortune-telling rat, to Fennywolde. But life in the countryside is fraught with dangers... Book Two in the Deptford Mice trilogy.
The Crystal Prison follows Audrey and Arthur to the countryside with their apparently mad friend Madam Akkikuyu. But as the story unfolds, it transpires that Madam Akkikuyu is not, in fact, mad . . . she is haunted by the unquiet spirit of Jupiter, evil lord of the rats . .