My Swordhand Is Singing

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My Swordhand Is Singing
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First edition cover
AuthorMarcus Sedgwick
CountryUnited Kingdom
LanguageEnglish
GenreChildren's
PublisherOrion
Publication date
26 July 2006
Pages224
ISBN978-1-84255-183-7
OCLC65469729

My Swordhand Is Singing is a novel written by Marcus Sedgwick, set in the early 17th century. It won the 2007 Booktrust Teenage Prize.[1] The novel is inspired by the original vampire folklore of Eastern Europe. The novel follows the story of Peter, the son of drunkard woodcutter Tomas, and his life in the seemingly normal village of Chust. He and his father travel from place to place, living a nomadic life. They have been working in Chust for over a year when things start to happen. Things unexplainable, but things Tomas seems to know about.... My Swordhand is Singing is a story of loss and redemption, written in the genre of Gothic Fiction.

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