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The Empty Hand (Snow walker's son) [Hardcover]

Catherine Fisher
4.2 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (4 customer reviews)

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6 July 1995 Snow walker's son
The second in the "Snow Walker's Son" trilogy. Gudrun sends a creature from the uttermost North to cause destruction in the kingdom of Wulfgar. As it travels towards the Jarlshold, Kari Ragnarrson tells his friends that he knows it comes as a test for the full strength of his powers.

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  • Hardcover: 176 pages
  • Publisher: Bodley Head Children's Books; First Edition edition (6 July 1995)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0370323106
  • ISBN-13: 978-0370323107
  • Average Customer Review: 4.2 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (4 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 5,650,937 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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When we first meet Huw, he's recovering from terrible injuries sustained in the accident which killed both his parents. Still barely reconciled to his loss, he suffers another close scrape when he is almost hit by a car--a twist of fate, it transpires, that entwines his destiny with that of Hal, a man tormented by an ancient curse. After this second accident, the bad dreams which have plagued him since the death of his parents get harder to bear and Huw finds himself stuck in a kind of waking sleep. As he becomes increasingly entangled in the web of Hal's darkest fears, he realizes that they have no choice but to confront their worst nightmares together.

Catherine Fisher's hypnotic thriller takes an instant hold on the imagination, gathering pace as the story hurtles towards a terrifying climax, with Hal's curse taking its final toll and Huw fighting for his life and sanity on Belin's Hill. --Susan Harrison --This text refers to an out of print or unavailable edition of this title.

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"Excellent . . . The plot builds to a terrific climax" (Daily Telegraph)

"Catherine Fisher is a writer of rare talent" (The Sunday Times)

"A pacy thriller" (South Wales Argus)

"A remarkable book . . . For the more sophisticated reader, the powerful blend of character angst and Gothic ghost story can be truly rewarding" (Write Away!) --This text refers to the Mass Market Paperback edition.

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3.0 out of 5 stars Belin's hill 1 Dec 2012
By Harry 9
Format:Mass Market Paperback
When I started to read this book I realy liked the way the author describes everything because I can have a picture in my head of what is going on; as it gets further into the book that stops happening. It is also very complocated with lots of bits I didn't understand. The bit I realy didn't like was how boring it got towards the end.
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5.0 out of 5 stars incorrect synopsis 19 Feb 2009
Format:Audio CD
Beware!!!
Do not buy this book based on the review above, it has been placed with the wrong title. The synopsis above belongs with another of Catherine Fisher's excellent titles called 'Belin's Hill'. I bought 'The Empty Hand' because I liked the synopsis/review that had been attached to it-incorrectly as it turned out.
'The Empty Hand' is the second part of The Snow-Walker trilogy, and the story is completely different to what the review/synopsis above suggests. Someone has made a mistake!
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Format:Paperback
What I like best about this one is the way supernatural and historical forces interact with the very real, present-day grief of Huw trying to come to terms with having survived the accident that killed his parents
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5.0 out of 5 stars Cold, scary, spellbinding 3 May 2001
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Format:Paperback
I like all Catherine Fisher's books but this one is the star for me. Set in a cold Viking world with a force of evil scarier than Beowulf's monster, because it doesn't really have a fixed shape and isn't even knowingly malicious. Scared the wits out of me.
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