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Mister Creecher by Chris Priestley
  

Mister Creecher

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Friendship, trust and betrayal combine to form a dangerous liaison in this moving and frightening new book from Chris Priestley. Billy is a street urchin, pickpocket and petty thief. Mister Creecher is a monstrous giant of a man who terrifies all he meets. Their relationship begins as pure convenience. But a bond swiftly develops between these two misfits as their bloody journey takes them ever northwards on the trail of their target ...Victor Frankenstein.

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Mister Creecher by Chris Priestley

Billy is a street urchin, pickpocket and petty thief. Mister Creecher is a monstrous giant of a man who terrifies all he meets. Their relationship begins as pure convenience. But a bond swiftly develops between these two misfits as their bloody journey takes them ever northwards on the trail of their target ...Victor Frankenstein.

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'A brilliant counterpoint to Frankenstein, compellingly written. Chris Priestley goes from strength to strength' - Chris Riddell

'A dark, moving, creepy, funny tale about the making of a famous monster ... only not the one you think it'll be. Splendid gothic stuff' - Kim Newman, author of Nightmare Movies

'A wonderfully nightmarish journey of the imagination - old-fashioned storytelling at its best' - Daily Mail

'The gradual build-up of horror ... is exquisitely done. My insides were still untangling themselves hours after I had closed the book'
Sunday Telegraph

About the Author

Chris Priestley

Chris Priestley has worked as a cartoonist for high-profile publications including THE NEW STATESMAN. Young Corgi published his first-ever book, DOG MAGIC! which was shortlisted for the Children's Book Award. He has also written historical non-fiction for young readers. He is married with a young son.

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Publication date

3rd October 2011

Author

Chris Priestley

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Publisher

Bloomsbury Publishing PLC

Format

Hardback
400 pages
Interest Age: From 12

Categories

NewGen - YA Fiction
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General fiction (Children's / Teenage)

ISBN

9781408811047

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