Author(s): Paul Jennings
Robin's life is spiralling out of control. His father's a tyrant, his mother's disappeared and he's just been tempted by the wrong girl. He can't stop the images flashing across his mind. What does he really know about his past Are their clues in his own writings And what secrets lie beneath the frozen forests Paul Jennings' first novel for older readers is a stunning and original network of crossing trails which combine to tell the dark, tense and ultimately uplifting story of a boy who dares to stare into the spider holes of his own mind.
Since the publication of Unreal! in 1985, readers all around the world have devoured Paul Jennings' stories. He has been voted 'favourite author' by Australian children over forty times and has won every children's choice award in Australia. In 1995 Paul was made a Member of the Order of Australia for services to children's literature, and in 2001 he was awarded the Dromkeen Medal for services to children's literature. In 2007, Paul Jennings' worldwide sales surpassed 8 million copies.