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  • Published: 1 June 2021
  • ISBN: 9780241424179
  • Imprint: Penguin
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 368
  • RRP: $16.99

Echo Mountain




The stunning new novel from the critically acclaimed author of Wolf Hollow.

'Harper Lee has a worthy successor. Wolk is a big new talent' - The Times
'Lyrical, timeless . . . A luscious, shivery delight' Kirkus

1933. When Ellie and her family lose everything, they flee to Echo Mountain. Ellie runs wild, exploring the mountain's mysteries. But the one she can't solve is who's leaving the gifts for her: tiny wooden carvings of animals and flowers, dotted around the mountain for her to find.

Then Ellie's father has a terrible accident. When she sets out to find a cure for him, she discovers Cate, the outcast witch, and Larkin, a wild mountain boy. From them she learns about being a healer, being brave - and how there can be more to a person than first meets the eye.

An unforgettable novel from the award-winning author of Wolf Hollow and Beyond the Bright Sea.

'It is a magical thing to step into a world created by Wolk . . . Captivating' Booklist

  • Published: 1 June 2021
  • ISBN: 9780241424179
  • Imprint: Penguin
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 368
  • RRP: $16.99

About the author

Lauren Wolk

After graduating from Brown University in 1981 with a degree in English literature, Lauren Wolk spent a year as a writer with the Battered Women’s Project of the St. Paul American Indian Center, and then worked as both an editor and an English teacher. Since 2007, she has been the Associate Director of the Cultural Center of Cape Cod. She is an award-winning poet and also a visual artist.
Wolf Hollow is set in western Pennsylvania where her family roots run deep. Both of her parents were raised in that area, her mother on a farm and in a family that served as the inspiration for the novel.

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Praise for Echo Mountain

Lyrical, timeless . . . A luscious, shivery delight

Kirkus

It is a magical thing to step into a world created by Wolk . . . Captivating

Booklist

Exquisitely layered . . . Powerful

Publishers Weekly

Lyrical and affecting

Wall Street Journal

Historical fiction at its finest

The Horn Book

Soothing and exquisitely written

People

Evokes the mountain environment in language so lovely that long passages read like a novel in verse . . . Ellie is a deeply appealing character, and her story feels right for this moment. A reader who wants to make a difference will appreciate the way she rolls up her sleeves and gets things done. And surely there has never been a better time to read about healing, of both the body and the heart

New York Times

Evocative and touching . . . In this complex, memorable novel, Wolk explores themes of social responsibility, modern versus traditional medicine, biological versus chosen family and more

Bookpage

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