The Deathless Girls

The Deathless Girls

Children's, New & Recommended, Teenage & Young Adult
Paperback Published on: 02/04/2020
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Longlisted for the The CILIP Carnegie Medal 2021 Shortlisted for the YA Book Prize 2020 Gothic, intoxicating, feminist, darkly provoking and deeply romantic - this is the breathtakingly imagined untold story of the brides of Dracula, by bestselling author Kiran Millwood Hargrave in her much-anticipated YA debut. They say the thirst of blood is like a madness - they must sate it. Even with their own kin. On the eve of her divining, the day she'll discover her fate, seventeen-year-old Lil and her twin sister Kizzy are captured and enslaved by the cruel Boyar Valcar, taken far away from their beloved traveller community. Forced to work in the harsh and unwelcoming castle kitchens, Lil is comforted when she meets Mira, a fellow slave who she feels drawn to in a way she doesn't understand. But she also learns about the Dragon, a mysterious and terrifying figure of myth and legend who takes girls as gifts. They may not have had their divining day, but the girls will still discover their fate...

  • Publisher: Hachette Children's Group
  • ISBN: 9781510105799
  • Number of pages: 272
  • Weight: 280g
  • Dimensions: 196 x 128 x 28 mm

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The Deathless Girls
Dark and Rich
This novel is dark-chocolate. Rich with bitter undertones - It follows twin sisters, travellers, as their family is torn apart and they're forced into sla... READ MORE
Roz Stimpson
The Deathless Girls
One to devour
A wonderfully dark tale of the origin of two of Dracula’s brides and how, from their humble beginnings as nature-dwelling, folklore-believing twin Travelle... READ MORE
T Edwards
The Deathless Girls
Loved it! Until...
I loved this book from the very first page. I loved that the book was based in travellers and shows the true culture and doesn't demonise them. The book li... READ MORE
Drew Hearne
The Deathless Girls
A beautiful, fierce and tender book.
The Deathless Girls is an origin story for the brides of Dracula, who I'm mainly aware of from the Coppola film wafting around and looking rather sexy with... READ MORE
Liam James