The Haunting of Alaizabel Cray

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Orchard Books, 2001 - Juvenile Fiction - 292 pages
3 Reviews
The Alienest meets Dracula in this gripping, gothic-horror thriller from young UK phenom Chris Wooding.

Thaniel, just seventeen, is a wych-hunter. Together, he and Cathaline - his friend and mentor - track down the fearful creatures that lurk in the Old Quarter of London. It is on one of these hunts that he first encounters Alaizabel Cray. Alaizabel is half-crazed, lovely, and possessed. Whatever dreadful entity has entered her soul has turned her into a strange and unearthly magnet - attracting evil and drawing horrors from ever dark corneer. Cathaline and Thaniel must discover its cause - and defend humanity at all costs.

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Two thumbs up!!!

User Review  - MsSarah19 - Borders

The Haunting of Alaizabel Cray is one of Chris Wooding's best books. It contains a very detailed setting, believable characters, and a great plot. I checked this book out at the library and after reading it had to buy it for my own collection. Definitely a five star book. Read full review

flippin awesome the end really opens you eyes

User Review  - katara - Borders

this book is incredible and ensnares you from the very beggining from its indepth descriptions to its otherworldly action. It really opens your eyes,at the end, about human nature and really gets you ... Read full review

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About the author (2001)

Chris Wooding began writing at the age of 16, and his first novel Crashing was published when he was 19. Since that time, he's written dozens of novels in several genres, notably the award-winning The Haunting of Alaizabel Cray; Poison; Storm Thief; the Malice series; and the graphic novel, Pandemonium.

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