About this book
An extraordinary and brilliantly imagined novel about a secret child who emerges into a post-apocalyptic world, from the prizewinning David Almond (author of "Skellig, Clay, The Savage" and many others) - now in paperback. '...gripping, beautiful and brilliantly written... everyone is raving about this unforgettable book' "The Sunday Times"
I wos a secrit shy and tungtied emptyheded thing. I wos tort to read and rite and spell by my tenda littl muther & by Mr McCaufrey the butcha & by Missus Malone and her gosts. So I am not cleva, so please forgiv my folts and my mistayks. I am the won that glares into your harts & that prowls insyde yor deepist dremes. Wonce I was The Anjel Childe.