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The Dark Lady
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The Dark Lady (Hardback)

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A natural storyteller with a vision of his own, THE DARK LADY, Akala's debut novel for teens will enthuse and entertain teenagers and young adults, showing that reading is a true super-power.


A PICKPOCKET WITH AN EXCEPTIONAL GIFT


A PRISONER OF EXTRAORDINARY VALUE


AN ORPHAN HAUNTED BY DREAMS OF THE MYSTERIOUS DARK LADY


Henry is an orphan, an outsider, a thief. He is also a fifteen-year-old invested with magical powers ... This brilliant, at times brutal, first novel from the amazing imagination that is Akala, will glue you to your seat as you are hurled into a time when London stank and boys like Henry were forced to find their own route through the tangled streets and out the other side.



Children'sFiction & true storiesAdventure storiesChildren'sFiction & true storiesClassic fictionChildren'sGeneral non-fictionHistory general interestChildren'sPoetry, anthologies, annualsPoetry Publisher: Hachette Children's Group Publication Date: 22/04/2021 ISBN-13: 9781444943696  Details: Type: Hardback Format: Books
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Raised in London, Akala is a BAFTA / MOBO award-winning hip hop artist, writer and social entrepreneur. In 2009, he co-founded The Hip-Hop Shakespeare Company, a music theatre production company that explores the social, cultural and linguistic parallels between William Shakespeare's works and that of modern day rappers. He has led many hip-hop Shakespeare youth arts, education and music projects across Europe, Asia, Africa, Australia and New Zealand. Appearing on TV networks globally, he has gained a reputation as one of the most dynamic and articulate talents in the UK, notably with his bestselling memoir Natives, released in 2019.

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