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Ferryman

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Ferryman
Written by Claire McFall
Format: Paperback
ISBN-13: 9781536228212
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Ferryman

author: Claire McFall

series name:
Ferryman

When Dylan wakes up after her train has crashed, she thinks she has survived unscathed. But she couldn’t be more mistaken: the bleak landscape around her isn't Scotland, it’s a wasteland—a terrain shaped by her own feelings and fears, a border to whatever awaits her in the afterlife. And the stranger sitting by the train track isn't an ordinary teenage boy. Tristan is a ferryman, tasked with guiding Dylan’s soul safely across the treacherous landscape, a journey he has made a thousand times before. Only this time, something's different. The crossing, as ever, is perilous, with ravenous wraiths hounding the two at each day’s end, hungry for Dylan’s soul. But as Dylan focuses her strength on survival, with Tristan as protector, challenger, and confidant, she begins to wonder where she is truly meant to be—and what she must risk to get there. An international bestseller with a phenomenal following, the award-winning Ferryman, now in paperback, is in development to be a major motion picture.

“Is it possible for the dead to love another? . . . For the dead to return to this world? McFall answers all of these questions in thoughtful, satisfying ways.” —School Library Connection (starred review)
suggested retail price (U.S./CAN):
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isbn-10/isbn-13:
1536228214 /  9781536228212
on sale date:
10/2022
type/format:
Young Adult Novel / Paperback
age range:
12 yrs and up
# of pages/size:
336 / 6" x 9"
grade range:
Grade 7 and up
 
subjects:
Fairy Tales & Folklore; Fantasy; Romance;
author’s comments:
Claire McFall is a former English teacher whose first book, Ferryman, won the Scottish Children's Book Award and was long-listed for both the Branford Boase Award and the Carnegie Medal. She is also the author of Black Cairn Point (published in the US as The Last Witness), which won the inaugural Scottish Teenage Book Prize. Claire McFall is from Scotland and now lives in Colorado.
 
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