When a young troll named Hawthorn is stolen from Fairyland by the Golden Wind, he becomes a changeling - a human boy - in the strange city of Chicago, a place no less bizarre and magical than Fairyland when seen through trollish eyes. Left with a human family, Hawthorn struggles with his troll nature and his changeling fate. But when he turns twelve, he stumbles upon a way back home, to a Fairyland much changed from the one he remembers. Soon, Hawthorn finds himself at the centre of a changeling revolution - until he comes face to face with a beautiful young Scientiste with very big, very red assistant . . . With The Boy Who Lost Fairyland, Catherynne M. Valente's wisdom and wit will continue to charm readers of all ages.
Founded by Sherlock Holmes's cleverer brother, the Diogenes Club is the least-known of Britain's intelligence services, protecting the realm from occult menace and magical perfidy. Now its secret files are opened, revealing to the public the truth about fairies and fish-folk, national heroes and national horrors, diabolical masterminds and the Weather.