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My swordhand is singing

Marcus Sedgwick

My swordhand is singing

by Marcus Sedgwick

  • 65 Want to read
  • 29 Currently reading

Published by Wendy Lamb Books in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Supernatural -- Fiction,
  • Murder -- Fiction,
  • Fathers and sons -- Fiction,
  • Vampires -- Fiction,
  • Romanies -- Fiction,
  • Villages -- Fiction,
  • Superstition -- Fiction,
  • Europe, Eastern -- History -- 17th century -- Fiction

  • About the Edition

    In the dangerous dark of winter in an Eastern European village during the early seventeenth century, Peter learns from a gypsy girl that the Shadow Queen is behind the recent murders and reanimations, and his father"s secret past may hold the key to stopping her.

    Edition Notes

    StatementMarcus Sedgwick.
    GenreFiction.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPZ7.S4484 My 2007
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17870250M
    ISBN 109780375846892, 9780375946899
    LC Control Number2007007051

    My Swordhand is Singing (1 reviews with an average rating of 0 out of 5) Author: Marcus Sedgwick. Publisher: Hachette. Woodcutters Peter and his father Tomas arrive in the lonely village of Chust. The Book of Dead Days was nominated for the Guardian Award, and was shortlisted for the Sheffield Book Award and the Edgar Allan Poe Award. In Ratings: 1. My Swordhand is Singing (1 reviews with an average rating of 0 out of 5) Author: Marcus Sedgwick. Publisher: Hachette. The Book of Dead Days was nominated for the Guardian Award, and was shortlisted for the Sheffield Book Award and the Edgar Allan Poe Award. In his spare time, Marcus is a drummer and at the moment play’s the part of Basil Ratings: 1.

      My Swordhand Is Singing (Book): Sedgwick, Marcus: In the dangerous dark of winter in an Eastern European village during the early seventeenth century, Peter learns from a gypsy girl that the Shadow Queen is behind the recent murders and reanimations, and his father's secret past may hold the key to stopping her. In My Swordhand is Singing, Sedgwick introduces readers to authentic Eastern European superstitions and legends, including those involving the evil Shadow Queen, St. Andrew’s Eve, and a powerful song called “the Miorita,” making his book original and intriguing. Many locals of Transylvania would be familiar with the stories Sedgwick includes.

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Marcus Sedgwick's MY SWORDHAND IS SINGING is a dark novel with a heavy emphasis on thick, snowy forests of Eastern Europe, gypsies, and superstitious town folk. It is the perfect setting for a scary story, but it is also much, much more/5.

This is the first book by Marcus Sedgwick that I've read and it was brilliant. As a kid I grew up reading the Grimm Brothers' Tales, and not the Disney versions either, the real, true, scary, gory ones and My Swordhand is Singing is a hark back to those kinds of stories/5(12).

Free download or read online My Swordhand is Singing pdf (ePUB) book. The first edition of the novel was published in July 25thand was written by Marcus Sedgwick. The book was published in multiple languages including English, consists of pages and is available in Hardcover format.

The main characters of this young adult, horror story are,/5. This is the first book by Marcus Sedgwick that I've read and it was brilliant. As a kid I grew up reading the Grimm Brothers' Tales, and not the Disney versions either, the real, true, scary, gory ones and My Swordhand is Singing is a hark back to those kinds of stories/5(13).

My Swordhand is Singing is a story of loss and redemption, written in the genre of Gothic Fiction. For this story, Sedgwick went to various gloomy locations for the inspiration and research for the book 'My Swordhand Is Singing' was published by Orion Children's Books and is the seventh Sedgewick novel to be published from : Marcus Sedgwick.

My Swordhand Is Singing by Marcus Sedgwick is a good old-fashioned tale of vampires set in Eastern Europe in the early 17th Century. I read this years ago when I borrowed it from a library.

I can remember thinking what a brilliant book it was, and I can also remember going the next day to get the sequel from the library/5(1). Book trailer for My Swordhand is Singing. A class project for WSUV ENGL by Mike, Jay, Olivia, and Cory.

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Tomas digs a channel of fast-flowing waters around their hut so that they have their own little island kingdom. Peter doesn’t understand why his father has done this, or why his father carries a long, battered box, whose 4/5(11). About My Swordhand Is Singing. WHEN TOMAS AND HIS SON, Peter, settle in Chust as woodcutters, Tomas digs a channel of fast-flowing waters around their hut, so they have their own little island kingdom.

My Swordhand Is Singing () About book: This review is copy-paste from the Charybdis. You can see it in it's natural habitat here:I knew right from the first chapter that this was going to be my eerie-fest of the month.

I mean honestly, the story starts with well. My Swordhand Is Singing “A heart-stopping read.” Below is a trailer for a mini-play version of the book, produced at the Pop-Up Festival, King’s Cross, London. Awards: Winner of The Booktrust Teenage Book Award and The Renfrewshire Book Award.

My Swordhand is Singing is a well crafted and quick read that will chill you to the bone. Sedgwick tells the story providing history and background for the characters in his own time resulting in a style that is not condescending to the reader/5(4).

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Like to comment on this review. Marcus is the winner of many book prizes, most notably the Printz Award (Midwinterblood), the Booktrust Teenage Prize (My Swordhand Is Singing), and the Blue Peter Book Award.

His books have been shortlisted for over thirty other awards, including the Carnegie Medal (five times), the Edgar Allan Poe Award (twice) and the Guardian Children’s.

Get this from a library. My swordhand is singing. [Marcus Sedgwick] -- In the dangerous dark of winter in an Eastern European village during the early seventeenth century, Peter learns from a gypsy girl that the Shadow Queen is behind the recent murders and.

All in all, My Swordhand Is Singing isn’t a bad book, but it certainly isn’t a good book. It was well researched, but a mind for accuracy is Sedgwick’s only redeeming quality. Most of the characters are unlikeable, the prose is occasionally interesting but more frequently cookie-cutter, and the entire thing seems cramped.

My Swordhand Is Singing (Book): Sedgwick, Marcus: WHEN TOMAS AND HIS SON, Peter, settle in Chust as woodcutters, Tomas digs a channel of fast-flowing waters around their hut, so they have their own little island kingdom.

Peter doesn't understand why his father has done this, nor why his father carries a long, battered box, whose mysterious contents he is forbidden to know.

But Tomas is a man. In the bitter cold of an unrelenting winter Tomas and his son, Peter, arrive in Chust and despite the inhospitability of the villagers settle there as woodcutters.

Tomas digs a channel of fast-flowing waters around their hut so they have their own little island kingdom. Peter doesn't understand why his father has done this, nor why his father carries a long battered box everywhere they go, and 4/5(11).My Swordhand is Singing Marcus Sedgwick WHEN TOMAS AND HIS SON, Peter, settle in Chust as woodcutters, Tomas digs a channel of fast-flowing waters around their.

Marcus Sedgwick is best known for his mature and gripping writing. He has written many bestselling books such as Revolver, Midwinter Blood, My Swordhand is .