#1 New York Times bestseller and winner of the Carnegie Medal! "A superlative novel... masterfully crafted."--The Wall Street JournalBased on "the forgotten tragedy that was six times deadlier than the Titanic."--TimeWinter 1945. WWII. Four refugees. Four stories.Each one born of a different homeland; each one hunted, and haunted, by tragedy, lies, war. As thousands desperately flock to the coast in the midst of a Soviet advance, four paths converge, vying for passage aboard the Wilhelm Gustloff, a ship that promises safety and freedom. But not all promises can be kept...This paperback edition includes book club questions and exclusive interviews with Wilhelm Gustloff survivors and experts.
In the fifth book of the Magykal series, Septimus and his friends wind up on a mysterious island with a dangerous Syren and a villainous band of sailors. Illustrations.