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The 7 Event Midwinterblood Blog Trail: Guest Post – “Every book I want to write is The Wicker Man…”

By Marcus Sedgwick

Marcus Sedgwick Midwinterblood Guest Post

Today, Alternative Magazine Online is proud to welcome award-winning author Marcus Sedgwick as he writes a guest post about his latest book, Midwinterblood!

“Every book I want to write is The Wicker Man…”

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BOOK REVIEW – Floodland by Marcus Sedgwick

By Marty Mulrooney

Floodland

Floodland is a children’s fantasy novel published by Orion Children’s Books in 2000. The debut novel of Marcus Sedgwick, it won the Branford Boase Award in 2001 for being an outstanding first published novel. Having recently reviewed Sedwick’s latest book White Crow, I decided it would be interesting to start at the beginning and see how Floodland holds up ten years later.

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INTERVIEW – In Conversation With Marcus Sedgwick (Author)

By Marty Mulrooney

Marcus Sedgwick 2010 (c)  Kate Christer

I recently read a wonderful novel entitled White Crow, describing it as “a scary, heart-warming, intelligent book” in my AMO review and awarding it a perfect 10 OUT OF 10. Quotes from my review have even appeared on the book’s Amazon.co.uk product page! I was therefore understandably delighted when award winning British author Marcus Sedgwich agreed to let me interview him about White Crow and his other novels in an exclusive online interview.

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BOOK REVIEW – White Crow by Marcus Sedgwick

By Marty Mulrooney

White Crow Cover

White Crow is the latest novel from award-winning children’s author Marcus Sedgwick, published this month by Orion. I have been finding more and more recently that supposed ‘young adult’ category books are often beating adult novels hands down. I am happy to say that White Crow is no exception. Following the rapidly entwining lives of two young girls in the sleepy English seaside village of Winterfold, it is a story both chilling and beautiful in equal measures.

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