"A zany, original historical fantasy" Sunday Telegraph "Joan Aiken is the best contemporary writer of historical-fantasy we have - and I would not make such a generalisation lightly. This is a quite exceptional book." Susan Hill "Altogther an invigorating book, in which the wit and nonsense make such a sparkling fizz together that it is hard to tell one from the other" Times Literary Supplement "A writer of wild humour" Oxford Companion to Children's Literarture
This is the third novel in the classic Willoughby Chase series - now consisting of ten titles - and was originally published in l966. Now being reissued with a stunning new cover.
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