First published in 1998 by Hodder & Stoughton, The Bird Yard was translated
into several languages, and published to superb reviews worldwide.
Sunday Telegraph: ‘Wallis Martin cleverly portrays the innocent obstinacy of vulnerable young boys,
propelled towards a fate they can neither imagine nor believe’.
Yorkshire Post: ‘Well-constructed, beautifully written.
It will definitely rank among the best crime books of the year’.
Cambridge Evening News: ‘Immaculately crafted, chilling and compulsively readable’