The Dark Portal by Robin Jarvis
(Book One of the Deptford Mice Trilogy)

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The first story in the breathtakingly original and utterly captivating Deptford Mice trilogy by bestselling author Robin Jarvis. In the sewers of Deptford there lurks a dark presence which fills the tunnels with fear: Jupiter, an evil being who aims to take over the world. Worshipped by the fearsome rats, Jupiter’s dreams could well come true. Can the mice ever survive against such evil? Or have they lost the comfortable world they once knew for ever…
 

About Robin Jarvis

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Robin Jarvis worked in television and advertising before becoming a full-time author and illustrator. His first book, The Dark Portal, was short-listed for the 1989 Smarties Book Prize in England. Mr. Jarvis currently lives in London.
 
Published December 14, 2013 by Acorn Independent Press. 243 pages
Genres: Science Fiction & Fantasy, Young Adult, Nature & Wildlife, Action & Adventure, Children's Books, Business & Economics, Literature & Fiction. Fiction

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Popular in England but never before published in America, the first book of Jarvis's fantasy trilogy depicts an epic battle between good and evil.

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Publishers Weekly

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First published in Britain in 1989 and making its first appearance on American shores, book one of the Deptford Mice Trilogy is a spooky and enthralling animal fantasy just right for Redwall fans. In

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In a starred review, PW called this first title in the Deptford Mice Trilogy "a spooky and enthralling animal fantasy just right for Redwall fans."

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It's the first in a trilogy about the mice and rats that live in the mysterious world of the sewers of Deptford.

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