Bachmann began writing his first novel,
, at 16-years-old and describes the story as a “gothic-steampunk-faery-fantasy.” The books will follow changeling child Bartholomew Kettle in a fantastical Victorian England, where wolves pull taxicabs and flame faeries light lampposts.
HarperCollins will publish
in hardback this September 2012, with a paperback version following in spring 2013.
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