A unique and unforgettable tale, beautifully decorated with Christopher Crump's highly detailed pen and ink drawings, sweeping from London to Cornwall to the Amazonian rainforest
Abandoned as a baby, Stephen had nearly given up hope of ever finding his family. This epic adventure follows his change in fortunes as he receives an unexpected letter from a strange source and sets off on an unforgettable journey. From a drab room in London, where the rain comfirms the greyness of his life, Stephen travels to a Cornish Valley; remote, exquisitely beautiful and heavy with secrets.
Breathtaking . . . from the the beauty of Cornwall to the depths of the Amazon basin bringing many surprises along the way. - Family Interest Magazine
Totally absorbing. I loved it. - The Sunday Telegraph
Conjures up the hidden magic of nature . . . As well as movingly exploring loneliness, foreignness and friendship, the novel is a paean to the powers of storytelling . . . This well-researched, beautifully illustrated book glistens with original and delightful details. - Time Out, London