Catalogue Record details
Publication year: 2017
Media class: Hardback
Publisher: Hodder & Stoughton
Welcome to Caraval, where nothing is quite what it seems. Scarlett has never left the tiny isle of Trisda, pining from afar for the wonder of Caraval, a once-a-year week-long performance where the audience participates in the show. Caraval is Magic. Mystery. Adventure. And for Scarlett and her beloved sister Tella it represents freedom and an escape from their ruthless, abusive father. When the sisters' long-awaited invitations to Caraval finally arrive, it seems their dreams have come true. But no sooner have they arrived than Tella vanishes, kidnapped by the show's mastermind organiser, Legend. Scarlett has been told that everything that happens during Caraval is only an elaborate performance. But nonetheless she quickly becomes enmeshed in a dangerous game of love, magic and heartbreak. And real or not, she must find Tella before the game is over, and her sister disappears forever.
A fantastic world like no other. Welcome, welcome to caraval. the characters are so alive, they leap off the page and into your heart. You won't know who to love, and even the villains might not all be hated... with twists and turns along every straight road, I was always kept guessing with Caraval. Be swept away by the game...