Bartram lives with her eccentric composer father who invents strange musical instruments. One day she returns from school to find out her father has been kidnapped. Then the house is visited by an apparition - a half-man/half-creature who is searching for something and will not rest until he has found it.
A compelling story full of magic and music.
Tim Binding is an ex-editor of Picador and Penguin, and has had four highly praised adult novels published. He lives in Kent. This is his first book for children.