Mister Creecher: A Novel in Three Parts

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Bloomsbury, 2011 - Fantasy fiction - 392 pages
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Billy is a street urchin, pickpocket and petty thief. Mister Creecher is a monstrous giant of a man who terrifies all he meets. Their relationship begins as pure convenience. But a bond swiftly develops between these two misfits as their bloody journey takes them ever northwards on the trail of their target . . . Victor Frankenstein.

Friendship, trust and betrayal combine to form a dangerous liaison in this moving and frightening new book from Chris Priestley.

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User Review  - juniperjungle - LibraryThing

Really loved this alternative take on Frankenstein, thought it fitted really well with the Nick Dear / Danny Boyle version for the National Theatre. Thought the ending was brilliant, very unexpected and very pleasing. Read full review


User Review  - Jane Doe - Kirkus

Looking younger than his 15 years but hardened by a life on the streets of 19th-century London, Billy accidentally befriends a monstrous man in this electrifying story set against the events of Mary ... Read full review

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About the author (2011)

Chris Priestley lives in Cambridge with his wife and son. His novels are brilliantly original additions to a long-loved tradition of horror stories by authors such as M.R. James and Edgar Allan Poe.

Chris has been shortlisted for a variety of prestigious children's book awards and will also write one of the World Book Day books in 2011.

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