Über den Autor
Julian Sedgwick was born in Kent in 1966. A lifelong interest in the arts and culture of China and Japan has influenced much of his work - he read Oriental Studies and Philosophy at Cambridge, and between 2001 and 2007, travelled widely in Japan. He has always written but before focusing his energies on children's fiction, he worked as a bookseller and therapist. He lives with his wife Isabel and their sons Joseph and William in Ely, Cambs. Visit his website at www.juliansedgwick.co.uk
A highly original debut novel, this combines mentalism, escapology, and magic with an exotic setting and an exciting quest for identity. 12-year-old Danny is half-Chinese and half-British, and his parents are performers in the Mysterium, a circus with dark and thrilling secrets at its heart. But when his parents die in a mysterious fire, Danny is thrust into a dangerous quest that leads him to question everything he has ever known about his past... Ages: 9+
A unique debut, which combines mentalism, escapology and magic with an exotic setting and an exciting search for identity.