Verdigris Deep

Verdigris Deep

Book - 2007
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Verdigris n. a blue-green rust that tarnishes ageing and forgotten copper coins, altering them entirely . . . When Ryan and his friends are caught stranded and penniless late one night, they steal some coins from a well for their bus fare home. Soon after, strange things begin to happen. Peculiar marks tingle on Ryan's knuckles, light bulbs mysteriously explode and a terrified Chelle starts speaking words that aren't her own. Then the well witch appears, with her fountains for eyes and gargled demands. From now on, the friends must serve her . . . and the wishes that lie rotting at the bottom of her well. In the tradition of truly fantastic storytelling, VERDIGRIS DEEP is darkly witty, utterly unexpected and shiver-down-the-spine sinister
Publisher: 2007
ISBN: 9781405055376
Branch Call Number: YF HARD


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afictionado Feb 18, 2017

Contemporary fantasy about a group of kids, and wishes, and what happens when it all goes horribly wrong. If you like Diana Wynne Jones or Harry Potter you'll probably enjoy this.

mvkramer Oct 01, 2015

Despite all the strange things that happen in this book - eyes growing on people's hands, psychic powers, ancient well spirits - the heart of the story is very real and approachable. Have you ever been afraid your friends are changing, or your parents are fighting? Have you ever lost someone close to you? Than this story will strike a chord. A great book for the thoughtful reader.

Jul 04, 2014

Worst book I ever read.

Jun 07, 2013

Well Witched is a fascinating story. I would recommend this book to people who have read or would like to read the Harry Potter series. I love this book.
Marinda, age 10

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Jul 24, 2012

black_cheetah_333 thinks this title is suitable for between the ages of 8 and 13

blue_bird_2858 Jun 26, 2012

blue_bird_2858 thinks this title is suitable for between the ages of 10 and 12


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