Fans of Roald Dahl, Chris Priestly and Lemony Snicket will savour every gruesome drop of this stylish, grisly and original comedy. The Times 20140711
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Christopher William Hill was born in Truro, in Cornwall - a little jaundiced, but that was to be expected in the grim days of the 1970s. His mother was a former nurse, so Christopher grew up with a copy of Black's Medical Dictionary to hand, which was ideal reading matter for an enthusiastic hypochondriac. He liked acting and putting on silly voices, and collecting ancient relics which he gathered in a large walk-in wardrobe that called his 'museum'. Christopher loves walking, ocean liners, airships, Victoriana and cake shops.
With shades of Lemony Snicket and Roald Dahl, this new series is both dark and funny. Set in the mock-gothic city of Schwartzgarten, the first book in the series follows Osbert, a young boy who is intent on seeking revenge against his teachers at the city's sinister school for gifted children. Ages: 9+
Like Roald Dahl - but different!