Wednesday, August 30, 2006

Pollution hits Neverland in Peter Pan, the Sequel

It is a book that has been one of the best-kept secrets in theliterary world, its contents zealously guarded by legally bindingconfidentiality agreements. Those in the know were sworn to secrecy,while its eventual publication is due to attract much ceremony.

But now, just six weeks before readers around the world are due tolearn what happens to Peter Pan, Wendy and the Lost Boys, the lid hasbeen lifted - if only partially - on the contents of Peter Pan inScarlet, the long-awaited and officially sanctioned sequel to J MBarrie's children's classic.

A copy of the manuscript, written by the award-winning Britishchildren's author Geraldine McCaughrean, has been leaked to The NewYork Times, which has published a summary of the plot..... Read More

The author of my book, Fig's Giant, multi-award winning Gerladine McCaughrean, is also the author of the official sequel to Peter Pan, which has apparently been leaked somewhat to the New York Times....

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