The Purple Emperor by Herbie Brennan, 2004 first edition, Faerie Wars series.


Written by Herbie Brennan. First edition, 2004. Bloomsbury USA Children's Books.

The Purple Emperor is the sequel to Herbie Brennan's "brilliant" New York Times bestseller, Faerie Wars.

"Mixing a contemporary plot with another, often brutal world of beleaguered emperors, malign demons and unreliable faeries, Brennan writes with all the dash of an Irish storyteller at the peak of his form. Inventive as Harry Potter, dark as Gormenghast and as intelligently probing as Philip Pullman, here is a title to brighten the dreariest of winter days."

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"Good friends Pyrgus, Henry, and Holly Blue thought they'd defeated the leaders of the Faeries of the Night, Hairstreak and his henchmen, not to mention the demons they'd raised from Hael. But when Henry finds himself on the other side of the Blue Fire Portal and back in the land of Faerie, everything has changed. Hairstreak has resurrected Pyrgus's father, the murdered Purple Emperor, in order to control the entire Faerie Realm. This zombie is not the father Pyrgus and Blue loved. Now his body and mind are enslaved to Hairstreak, and Purgus is no longer heir to the throne..."

Herbie Brennan is a prolific author of fiction and non-fiction books for adults and children. He has written over 100 books, including the best-selling Faerie Wars series, the Shadow Project series, and several books on occult topics. He has also worked as a journalist, editor, lecturer, and broadcaster.

The Faerie Wars Chronicles:

Faerie Wars
The Purple Emperor
Ruler of the Realm
Faerie Lord
The Faeman Quest
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Condition: Near fine/near fine. The dust jacket shows only minor shelf wear.

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