Bridle the Wind (Felix #2)

Author(s): Joan Aiken

Young Adult Fiction

Packed-off to boarding school and bullied by his peers, Felix feels sad and trapped. Although he has a home in England, his heart lies in Spain - so he runs away. But Felix's journey is cut short when his ship is caught in a storm off the French coast. Despite being shipwrecked and then held prisoner in a remote monastery, Felix's spirit is far from broken - and he needs all the strength he can muster to battle against the demonic Abbot Vespasian and his evil powers...

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The second book in a fantastic trilogy, full of excitement and magnificent adventures.

Joan Aiken was born in Sussex in 1924. She wrote over a hundred books for young readers and adults and is recognized as one of the classic authors of the twentieth century. Amanda Craig, writing in The Times, said, 'She was a consummate storyteller, one that each generation discovers anew.' Her best-known books are those in the James III saga, of which The Wolves of Willoughby Chase was the first title, published in 1962 and awarded the Lewis Carroll prize. Both that and Black Hearts in Battersea have been filmed. Her books are internationally acclaimed and she received the Edgar Allan Poe Award in the United States as well as the Guardian Award for Fiction in this country for The Whispering Mountain. Joan Aiken was decorated with an MBE for her services to children's books. She died in 2004.

General Fields

  • : 9781849418287
  • : Random House Children's Publishers UK
  • : Red Fox
  • : 0.271
  • : April 2013
  • : 198mm X 129mm
  • : United Kingdom
  • : June 2013
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Joan Aiken
  • : Paperback
  • : 823.914
  • : 384