There seemed nothing odd about Luke to begin with -- except perhaps the snakes. If they were snakes, that is...David wasn't sure. "Just kindle a flame and I'll be with you," says Luke.
David thinks he's joking, but certainly, whenever he strikes a match, Luke appears immediately. But David's new friend seems to have some extraordinary friends and relations, and some very dark secrets. And when David enters into a bargain with the mysterious one-eyed Mr Wedding, life gets very hot indeed!
"...Her hallmarks include laugh-aloud humour, plenty of magic and imaginative array of alternate worlds. Yet, at the same time, a great seriousness is present in all of her novels, a sense of urgency that links Jones's most outrageous plots to her readers' hopes and fears..." Publishers Weekly
For Ages: 9+ years old
Number Of Pages: 208
Published: February 2001
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 19.6 x 13.1 x 1.2
Weight (kg): 0.18