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9781842552193

The Foreshadowing

The Foreshadowing

by Marcus Sedgwick

Publisher Orion

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It is 1915. 17 year old Sasha Fox is the privileged only daughter of a respected doctor living in the wealthy seaside town of Brighton. But her brothers, Edgar and Tom, have gone to war and Sasha has a terrible gift. She can see the future. Her premonitions show her untold horrors on the battlefields of the Somme, and worse still, what will happen to Edgar and Tom. Like the prophetess Cassandra, who foretold the tragedies of Troy, Sasha is trapped by power. No one will believe her. Her family have lost faith in her. She is determined to win them back, whatever the price. And it is a high one - seeing the future is a fate almost too awful to contemplate - for who wants to see the end of their own story...?

Stylishly written in his familiar, poetic prose the story is that of a world full of threat and a child in jeopardy - but with a heroine resourceful enough to try to change the path of Fate.

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About the Author

Marcus Sedgwick

Marcus Sedgwick was a British author of Young Adult fiction. After careers in bookselling and the publishing industry, Sedgwick produced his first novel Floodland in 2000. Mining a rich seam of Gothic intrigue, the book set the tone for many of his following YA novels and scooped the Branford Boase Award. Amongst his subsequent, highly acclaimed Young Adult Novels are The Dark HorseMy Swordhand is SingingMidwinterblood and Snowflake AZ. In 2009, Sedgwick embarked on The Raven Mysteries, a series for younger readers, the success of which led to another cycle of books for the same age group, called Elf Girl and Raven Boy. Sedgwick also penned the acclaimed Be the Change series of non-fiction books aimed at helping children and young adults address mental health issues.

Sedgwick passed away in November 2022 at the age of 54.

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