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Return to the world of INKHEART . . .

After five happy years, Meggie, her father Mo and the fire-eater Dustfinger, along with a host of new friends, feel safe and settled.

But arch-villain Orpheus has found an unexpected way to wreak his revenge on the Inkworld! He has corrupted an artist to create bewitched portraits that will see the heroes fade to grey.

Dustfinger, his brave stepson Jehan, and a striking young witch Lila, the Light Reader, must come together to find a way to save them all!

This is the Colour of Revenge . . .

  • A brilliant new stand-alone novel that returns to the beloved world of the Inkheart trilogy – a series with worldwide sales of over 6 million copies.
  • The Colour of Revenge is already a Spiegel number one bestseller in both adult and children’s lists in Cornelia’s native Germany.
  • With gorgeous new illustrations from Cornelia Funke herself.


I don’t think I’ve ever read anything that conveys so well the joys, terrors and pitfalls of reading DIANA WYNNE JONES

… a rollicking good tale that pulls you swiftly through its pages.’ THE TELEGRAPH


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