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The Witch's Boy

Michael Gruber

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A wondrous journey through the realms of magic They call him Lump. Ugly, misshapen -- more goblin than human child -- abandoned as an infant and taken in by a witch, he is nursed by a bear, tutored by a djinn; his only playmates are the creatures of the forest, whose language he learns to speak. But when Lump inevitably stumbles into the human world, his innocence is no match for the depths of people's cruelty, which turns his heart to stone, and fuels a vengeance that places him and his witch mother in deadly peril. Yet these disasters also send Lump on a journey of self-discovery, to realms deep within the earth and far beyond mortal imagination. In this stunning fantasy debut, Michael Gruber has created a world that is at once deceptively familiar and stunningly original, a world of cruelty, beauty, legend, truth, and above all, wonder. Readers will delight in the author's ingenious retelling of classic fairy tales and will marvel at the stunning new tale of a boy raised by a witch, a cat, a bear, and a demon.

Language:

English

Narrators:

Denis O'Hare

Length:

7h 53m


Chapters

Free Sample

05:00

Introduction
Introduction

00:22


Chapter 1
Chapter 1

29:49


Chapter 2
Chapter 2

51:45


Chapter 3
Chapter 3

50:57


Chapter 4
Chapter 4

43:40


Chapter 5
Chapter 5

43:50


Chapter 6
Chapter 6

01:00:28


Chapter 7
Chapter 7

41:33


Chapter 8
Chapter 8

36:47


Chapter 9
Chapter 9

45:12


Chapter 10
Chapter 10

01:08:15


Chapter 11
Chapter 11

00:29