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Sedgwick, Marcus

Works: 216 works in 847 publications in 15 languages and 33,245 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  Young adult works  History  Historical fiction  Paranormal fiction  Horror fiction  Detective and mystery fiction  Science fiction  Thrillers (Fiction) 
Roles: Author, Other, Narrator, Author of introduction, Creator, Contributor, Illustrator
Classifications: PZ7.S4484, FIC
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Marcus Sedgwick
Revolver by Marcus Sedgwick( Book )

34 editions published between 2009 and 2016 in 7 languages and held by 3,058 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Finland, 1910: Fifteen-year-old Sig is shocked to see a hole in the frozen lake outside his family's cabin and to find his father's corpse nearby. Why did Einar steer his dog sled across the lake instead of taking the safer land route? Sig's sister and stepmother go for help, leaving Sig alone with Einar's body in the cabin. Soon after, an armed stranger barges in, demanding a share of Einar's stolen gold from when the two men knew each other during the Alaska Gold Rush
Midwinterblood by Marcus Sedgwick( Book )

33 editions published between 2011 and 2016 in 4 languages and held by 2,571 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Seven linked vignettes unfold on a Scandinavian island inhabited--throughout various time periods--by Vikings, vampires, ghosts, and a curiously powerful plant"--Provided by publisher
The foreshadowing by Marcus Sedgwick( Book )

21 editions published between 2005 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 2,561 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Having always been able to know when someone is going to die, Alexandra poses as a nurse to go to France during World War I to locate her brother and to try to save him from the fate she has foreseen for him
My swordhand is singing by Marcus Sedgwick( Book )

36 editions published between 2006 and 2016 in 8 languages and held by 2,447 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the dangerous dark of winter in an Eastern European village during the early seventeenth century, Peter learns from a gypsy girl that the Shadow Queen is behind the recent murders and reanimations, and his father's secret past may hold the key to stopping her
The ghosts of heaven by Marcus Sedgwick( Book )

19 editions published between 2014 and 2017 in English and German and held by 2,027 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Four linked stories chronicle madness, obsession, and creation through the ages. Beginning with the cave-drawings of a young girl on the brink of creating the earliest form of writing, Sedgwick traverses history, plunging into the seventeenth century witch hunts and a 1920s insane asylum where a mad poet's obsession with spirals seems to be about to unhinge the world of the doctor trying to save him. Sedgwick moves beyond the boundaries of historical fiction and into the future in the book's final section, set upon a spaceship voyaging to settle another world for the first time
She is not invisible by Marcus Sedgwick( Book )

22 editions published between 2013 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 1,708 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A London teenager who is blind and her younger brother travel to New York to find their missing father, using clues from his notebook
White crow by Marcus Sedgwick( Book )

27 editions published between 2010 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 1,396 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sixteen-year-old Rebecca moves with her father from London to a small, seaside village, where she befriends another motherless girl and they spend the summer together exploring the village's sinister history
The book of Dead Days by Marcus Sedgwick( Book )

34 editions published between 2000 and 2011 in 6 languages and held by 1,297 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

With the help of his servant and an orphan girl, a magician named Valerian searches graveyards, churches, and underground waterways for a book he hopes will save him from a pact he has made with evil
Blood Red Snow White by Marcus Sedgwick( Book )

16 editions published between 2007 and 2017 in 3 languages and held by 1,268 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A novel based on the life of children's book author Arthur Ransome, who left his home, his wife, and daughter and fell in love with Russia and a Russian woman and was suspected, by both sides, of being a spy"--
Saint Death by Marcus Sedgwick( Book )

12 editions published between 2016 and 2018 in English and held by 1,168 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Arturo scrapes by living in Anapra working odd jobs and staying out of sight. His friend Faustino joined one of the drug gangs. He stole money from the gang to send his girlfriend and her baby into the U.S. -- and he wants Arturo's help replacing the money before the gang kills him. Looming over Arturo's story, and Juarez itself, is Santa Muerte -- Saint Death, watching impassively as people in the border town struggle in the face of a vicious drug trade, dangerous trafficking, corruption, and income inequality
The Dark Horse by Marcus Sedgwick( Book )

30 editions published between 2002 and 2008 in 7 languages and held by 1,080 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Having risen to power as chief of his people, the Storn, sixteen-year-old Sigurd leads them as they try to resist the bloodthirsty invaders known as the Dark Horse and makes a shocking discovery about his foster sister Mouse
A love like blood by Marcus Sedgwick( Book )

14 editions published between 2014 and 2016 in English and held by 848 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In 1944, just days after the liberation of Paris, Charles Jackson sees something horrific: a man in a dark tunnel, apparently drinking the blood of a murdered woman. Terrified, he does nothing, telling himself afterward that worse tragedies happen during war. Seven years later he returns to the city--and sees the same man dining in the company of a fascinating, beautiful young woman. When they leave the restaurant, Charles decides to follow. A Love Like Blood is a dark, compelling thriller about how a man's life can change in a moment and about where the desire for truth--and revenge--can lead."--Page 2 of cover
The dark flight down by Marcus Sedgwick( Book )

26 editions published between 2004 and 2008 in 8 languages and held by 817 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On an errand for Kepler, his new master, Boy is captured and imprisoned in the palace dungeon, where he plots his escape from the evil Maxim and the lunatic King Frederick but also learns a disturbing secret about his father
The Great War : stories inspired by items from the First World War by Jim Kay( Book )

1 edition published in 2015 in English and held by 790 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Writers of this collection of short stories were inspired to write about the First World War by physical objects associated with the war
Mister Memory : a novel by Marcus Sedgwick( Book )

8 editions published between 2016 and 2018 in English and held by 736 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Transferred to a famous asylum after being arrested for his wife's murder in fin-de-siècle Paris, a man with an eidetic memory is investigated by a doctor and a police officer who discover links between the bizarre crime and the highest and lowest establishments in France
The emperor's new clothes by Marcus Sedgwick( Book )

14 editions published between 2004 and 2015 in English and French and held by 547 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this retelling of the Hans Christian Andersen story in which two rascals sell a vain emperor an invisible suit of clothes, all the characters are animals
Floodland by Marcus Sedgwick( Book )

19 editions published between 1999 and 2015 in English and French and held by 519 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After global warming causes the sea to rise until cities in England become islands, ten-year-old Zoe goes on a harrowing solitary boat journey to search for her parents
Flood and fang by Marcus Sedgwick( Book )

22 editions published between 2009 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 491 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Otherhand family is far from normal, however, things get even stranger when they come face to face with a black tailed beast
Scarlett Hart : monster hunter by Marcus Sedgwick( Book )

3 editions published in 2018 in English and held by 463 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Scarlett Hart, orphaned daughter of two legendary monster hunters, is determined to carry on in her parents' footsteps--even if the Royal Academy for the Pursuit and Eradication of Zoological Eccentricities says she's too young. Whether it's creepy mummies or a horrid hound, Scarlett won't back down, and with the help of her loyal butler and a lot of monster-mashing gadgets, she's on the case. But with her parents' archrival, Count Stankovic, taking all the monster-catching rewards for himself, it's getting hard for Scarlett to do what she was born to do. And when more monsters start mysteriously manifesting than ever before, Scarlett knows she has to get to the bottom of it and save the city...whatever the danger!"--Page [4] of cover
A Christmas wish by Marcus Sedgwick( Book )

4 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 424 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On a warm Christmas Eve, a young boy wishes that it would snow overnight the way it does in his snow globe
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The foreshadowingMy swordhand is singingWhite crowThe book of Dead DaysBlood Red Snow WhiteThe Dark HorseThe dark flight downThe emperor's new clothes
Alternative Names
Marcus Sedgwick britischer Jugendbuchautor

Marcus Sedgwick British writer and illustrator

Marcus Sedgwick Brits schrijver

Sedgwick, Marcus

세지위크, 마커스

세지윅, 마커스

セジウィック, マーカス