The Dark Lady
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Mr B's review
The Dark Lady is Akala’s first, and eagerly awaited novel. This visionary story follows Henry; fifteen, thief, just trying to get by in Elizabethan London. Plagued by visions of a dark lady, it’s Henry’s mysterious magic that could save him, or spell his end.
A natural storyteller with a vision of his own. THE DARK LADY, Akala’s debut novel for teens, will enthuse and entertain teenagers and young adults, showing that reading is a true super-power.
A PICKPOCKET WITH AN EXCEPTIONAL GIFT
A PRISONER OF EXTRAORDINARY VALUE
AN ORPHAN HAUNTED BY DREAMS OF THE MYSTERIOUS DARK LADY
Henry is an orphan, an outsider, a thief. He is also a fifteen-year-old invested with magical powers …
This brilliant, at times brutal, first novel from the amazing imagination that is Akala, will glue you to your seat as you are hurled into a time when London stank and boys like Henry were forced to find their own route through the tangled streets and out the other side.
The brilliant, at times brutal, first novel from the amazing imagination that is Akala, will glue you to your seat * BellaNaija * One of the most highly anticipated books…the acclaimed rapper/poet takes aim at the historical novel with this inventive page-turner set in a vividly realised Elizabethan London * i newspaper * A pulsating read * S Magazine (Sunday Express) * An exhilarating, magic-laced adventure * The Observer *
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