Book Condition: Fine in Fine dust jacket
Edition: 1st UK Edition; First Printing; Signed by Author
Size: 8vo; 534 pages
Publisher: Somerset: Chicken House, 2003.
A charming 1st British Edition/1st Printing in Fine condition in alike dust-jacket, SIGNED by author Cornelia Funke directly on the title page.
Cornelia Funke's first book of the trilogy in which she the introduces a tale of adventure and magic with Meggie, a young girl living a quiet life with her father, a book-binder who possesses the magical power to bring characters from books to life. Their lives change with the arrival of a stranger and Meggie is quickly involved in a breathless game of escape and intrigue as her father's life is put in danger.
Basis for the major motion picture with the same title.
Translated from German, first English language edition preceding the US edition. Due to the rising success of her books, Funke is already being hailed as Germany's J. K. Rowling.
Includes Chicken House's promotional Inkheart books mark.