Synopses & Reviews
Children's novel of the occult, written by an English vicar. Has created a storm of publicity. Signed in a five-figure deal by Faber. Described as "David to Harry Potter's Goliath". TV appearances by the author. Film rights under discussion.
Obadiah Demurral is a sorcerer who is seeking to control the highest power in the universe. He will stop at nothing. The only people in his way are Raphael, Kate, Thomas - and the mysterious Jacob Crane. Their tortured struggles lead them to a dramatic climax in the gothic church of St Mary's.