THE DARK LIGHT

Mette Newth, Author, Faith Ingwersen, Translator , trans. by Faith Ingwersen. FSG/Sunburst $6.95 (245p) ISBN 978-0-374-41688-1

A 13-year-old girl joins the ranks of the "living dead" in an early-19th-century leprosy hospital in Norway. "The heroine's morbid plight is heartrending but less pressing than her determination to extract meaning and even beauty from a seemingly cruel world," wrote PW . Ages 12-up. (Apr.)

Reviewed on: 05/10/2004
Release date: 04/01/2004
Genre: Children's
Hardcover - 245 pages - 978-0-374-31701-0
Prebound-Sewn - 978-1-4177-0886-4
Prebound-Sewn - 978-0-606-30622-5
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