Children and Young People
Award-winning writer of the Inkheart trilogy, Cornelia Funke talks about her latest fantasy adventure novel Fearless. It picks up the story of Jacob Reckless, the boy who steals across to another world in Funke’s earlier novel Reckless. The fairy curse that traded his life for that of his brother has left Jacob with only a few months to live. He has tried everything to shake off the curse and returns to Mirrorland for one last time to discover that there is one thing that can save him.
German-born Funke has been labelled the J K Rowling of Germany and her books have sold more than than 20 million copies worldwide. She is best known for the Inkheart trilogy, in which the characters of books come into the real world. Inkheart was turned into a Hollywood movie.