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The Cry of The Icemark

by Stuart Hill

The Cry of The Icemark
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  • First Published:
    Mar 2005, 480 pages
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    Jun 2006, 496 pages

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Stuart Hill was born in Leicester, in the East Midlands of England, where he still lives today. He has worked as a teacher and an archaeologist, and now balances life as both a bookseller and a writer.

When asked why he started writing he says, "I couldn't read or write until I was seven and I can still remember that almost magical feeling when those strange angular symbols actually began to have a meaning. I'm not exaggerating, I remember that the letters literally suddenly started to make sense, almost as though a switch and been thrown in my brain and the light of understanding flooded in! After that I couldn't stop playing with words and their sounds ...

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