The Battle of the Sun
by Jeanette Winterson
Bloomsbury Publishing PLC Hardcover ISBN/ITEM#: 9781408800423
Date: 02 November 2009 List Price £10.99 Amazon US / Amazon UK /
The latest YA book from Whitbread award winner Jeanette Winterson and a sequel to her acclaimed adventure Tanglewreack. Published in hardcover - with a gorgeous cover - by Bloomsbury, The Battle of the Sun is "... a compelling fantasy adventure with a cast of weird and wonderful characters."
"Jack is the chosen one, the Radiant Boy the Magus needs in order to perfect the alchemy that will transform London of the 1600s into a golden city. But Jack isn't the kind of boy who will do what he is told by an evil genius, and he is soon involved in an epic and nail-biting adventure, featuring dragons, knights and Queen Elizabeth I, as he battles to save London."