[This] is a tale of adventure and abduction, friendship and fearlessness.
Schwartzgarten is rich with stories
Fans of darker stories are going to eat this up whole.
It's a story with twists and turns every step of the way; it's all brilliantly described and has the reader on tenterhooks
Wow, what a great book. I've been reading this to my 8 year old boys and then secretly read ahead to finish it (dare I tell them?) ... The story is dark but in a humorous, Roald Dahlesque way, the characters and plot are well described and I felt drawn into the story quickly as it twisted and turned