Voyages in the Underworld of Orpheus Black

Marcus Sedgwick and Julian Sedgwick

illustrated by Alexis Deacon

Walker Books

May 2019

$27.99 AU

320p hb

ISBN: 978-1406357929

from Walker Books Australia...

Harry Black wakes in hospital to learn that his brother Ellis has almost certainly been killed by a V2 rocket falling during a German air raid on London. In a state of wounded delirium, Harry’s mind begins to blur the distinctions between the reality of the war-torn city, the fiction of his unpublished sci-fi novel and the myth of Orpheus and Eurydice. Driven by visions of Ellis still alive and a sense of poetic inevitability, Harry discharges himself from hospital and begins a search for his brother that will lead him deep into the city’s Underworld...

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