Voyages in the underworld of Orpheus Black

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Voyages in the underworld of Orpheus Black

Sedgwick, Marcus, author.

Somerville, Massachusetts : Walker Books, 2019.

312 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm

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World War II firefighter and conscientious objector Harry Black lands in the hospital after battling the aftermath of German bombing in London. There he learns his brother Ellis was killed in action, and in his delirium, he blends reality with visions from his unpublished sci-fi novel and with the myth of Orpheus. It causes Harry to believe that his brother might still be alive so he journeys deep into the city's dangerous underbelly to seek him out.

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ISBN:

9781536204377

Dewey Class No:

[Fic] 23

Author:

Sedgwick, Marcus, author.

Title:

Voyages in the underworld of Orpheus Black / Marcus Sedgwick, Julian Sedgwick ; illustrated by Alexis Deacon.

Edition:

First U.S. edition.

Physical:

312 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm

ContentType:

text txt rdacontent

MediaType:

unmediated n rdamedia

CarrierType:

volume nc rdacarrier

Citation/Refs:

Booklist Starred Reviews, 6/1/2019

Citation/Refs:

Kirkus Review, 6/1/2019

Citation/Refs:

Publishers Weekly, 6/10/2019

Citation/Refs:

School Library Connection, 10/2019

Citation/Refs:

School Library Journal, 8/2019

Citation/Refs:

Voice of Youth Advocates, 6/2019

Summary:

World War II firefighter and conscientious objector Harry Black lands in the hospital after battling the aftermath of German bombing in London. There he learns his brother Ellis was killed in action, and in his delirium, he blends reality with visions from his unpublished sci-fi novel and with the myth of Orpheus. It causes Harry to believe that his brother might still be alive so he journeys deep into the city's dangerous underbelly to seek him out.

Target Audience:

9-12.

Subject:

Orpheus--(Greek mythological character)--Fiction.

Subject:

Brothers--Fiction.

Subject:

World War, 1939-1945--London (England)--Fiction.

Subject:

Historical fiction.

Subject:

War stories.

Subject:

Orpheus (Legendary character)--Fiction.

AE:PersName:

Sedgwick, Julian, author.

AE:PersName:

Deacon, Alexis, illustrator.

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