Publication Date: 03/07/2014 ISBN: 9781910200049 Category:

Long Gone Don: The Monstrous Underworld: Book 1

Lorenzo Etherington, Robin Etherington

Publisher: David Fickling Books
Publication Date: 03/07/2014 ISBN: 9781910200049 Category:
Paperback / Softback




Ten-year-old DON SKELTON never imagined a school day could get any worse than drowning face down in a bowl of oxtail soup. BUT HE WAS WRONG! Transported to the spooky underworld of BROILERDOOM, Don is soon forced to fight for his life-after-death against a host of villainous monstrosities. Prepare to enter the hilarious and dangerous world of LONG GONE DON, where one boy’s END is just he BEGINNING of the adventure…

Publisher Review

"Rocket-paced, spectacular, absorbing and utterly hilarious, this uncanny adventure is conceived and rendered in a gorgeous, loving pastiche of the magnificent style of Goscinny and Uderzo, a kind of Asterix in the Underworld meets Eric the Viking. Fast, fun and funny, Long Gone Don is a superb serving of macabre mirth no lovers of daft or dark delights can afford to miss." - Now Read This! "the complex ridiculousness of the mechanics of getting Don face down in his soup is indicative of the invention of The Etherington Brothers when they're really on form. There's so much to enjoy here in Don, a manic energy at times, loads of quick-fire dialogue going on, great action, great art - " - Forbidden Planet International; "It is so good! The story has traditional tropes mixed with surreal elements, creating a wicked amalgamation of content that both kids and adults will enjoy - It's so accessible that kids will enjoy the colours and visual personality on display, they'll engage with this wonderful piece of imagination." - Utter Biblio

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