Uk cover of The Dark Horse with a rearing horse's head.

“Set in no specified time or place, THE DARK HORSE is plainly the work of a man well-read in Norse myth – and with it Marcus Sedgwick joins the small troupe of British writers inspired by the glorious, racy, ice-bright literature of early northwest Europe.”
Kevin Crossley-Holland

“Sedgwick’s dark tapestry weaves loyalty and betrayal in a stark, affecting narrative.”
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Product Description

A dark and powerful story of conflict, betrayal and magic.

A boy destined to lead his clan. A girl raised by wolves. A stranger with a sealed box. One small community living in dread of the coming of the legendary warrior tribe, the Dark Horse . . .

A rich and powerful novel, set on a rocky northern coast in a bewitching, distant time.


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