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Count Karlstein: or The Ride of the Demon Huntsman By Philip Pullman

Count Karlstein: or The Ride of the Demon Huntsman
by Philip Pullman

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Who would dare venture outdoors on All Souls' Eve knowing that Zamiel the Demon Huntsman is on the prowl?Brilliantly informed by a variety of classic, and not so classic, sources, this tale gallops along at high speed and is a highly visual and very unusual book.
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Count Karlstein: or The Ride of the Demon Huntsman Summary


Count Karlstein: or The Ride of the Demon Huntsman by Philip Pullman

Who would dare venture outdoors on All Souls' Eve knowing that Zamiel the Demon Huntsman is on the prowl? But evil Count Karlstein has struck a bargain with Zamiel - and his two young nieces Charlotte and Lucy stand to lose out in the pact. What can the girls do to escape their fate? Brilliantly informed by a variety of classic, and not so classic, sources, this tale gallops along at high speed and is a highly visual and very unusual book.

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Count Karlstein: or The Ride of the Demon Huntsman Reviews


"Any youngster who likes ghostly tales of the macabre accompanied with much humour will get a lot of fun from this unusual book" * Junior Bookshelf *
"Glorious Translyvanian spoof" * Daily Telegraph *
"Ingeniously-designed comic-cum-novel, a gothic pastiche that can be read as simple fun or as a literary lesson" * Guardian *
"A masterly storyteller" * Independent *

About Philip Pullman


Philip Pullman is one of the most highly acclaimed children's authors of the decade. He has been on the shortlist of just about every major children's book award in the last few years, and has won the Smarties Prize (Gold Award, 9-11 age category) for THE FIREWORK-MAKER'S DAUGHTER and the prestigious Carnegie Medal for NORTHERN LIGHTS. He was the first children's author ever to win the Whitbread Prize for his novel THE AMBER SPYGLASS. A film of NORTHERN LIGHTS (THE GOLDEN COMPASS) was made in 2008 by New Line Cinema. He lives in Oxford.

Additional information

GOR000710499
Count Karlstein: or The Ride of the Demon Huntsman by Philip Pullman
Philip Pullman
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Random House Children's Publishers UK
1992-09-17
112
0440862663
9780440862666
N/A
Book picture is for illustrative purposes only, actual binding, cover or edition may vary.
This is a used book - there is no escaping the fact it has been read by someone else and it will show signs of wear and previous use. Overall we expect it to be in very good condition, but if you are not entirely satisfied please get in touch with us.