Best Young Adult Aurealis Award Joint Winner
'An unforgettable metaphor for grief ... One of the strengths of the story is its recognition of children's emotions ...' – Lian Hearn
'[Carmody] has a lot of fun with the taxonomy of her worlds, the creatures living within them, and the powers they hold.' – Sophie Masson
A haunting fable from the acclaimed author of The Gathering and The Red Wind.
One wakeful night in the aftermath of his mother’s death, Jack enters a land devoid of colour or scent. Here he meets the tragic laughing beast and Alice, a strange girl with a secret.
Will Jack escape before the terrifying wolvers find him? Or is he destined to be trapped in the Greylands forever?
Only the cats know ...
About the Author
Isobelle Carmody began the first of her highly acclaimed Obernewtyn Chronicles while she was still at high school, and worked on it while completing a Bachelor of Arts, and then a journalism cadetship. The series, and her short stories, have established her at the forefront of fantasy writing in Australia.
She is now the award-winning author of several novels and many short stories for children and adults. Isobelle divides her time between her home on the Great Ocean Road in Australia and her travels abroad.
Format: Audio CD
Published: 1st October 2013
Weight (kg): 0.5