By Otfried Preussler
One in all Neil Gaiman's favorite frightening tales for kids. Set inside of an international of sorcery and wizardry, very like an 18th Century Harry Potter, Krabat tells the tale of a 14-year-old beggar boy lured to a mysterious mill via a sequence of scary goals and apparitions. He turns into an apprentice to the grasp of the watermill the place he joins the 11 different younger journeymen who paintings there. a lot to his shock Krabat quickly discovers that the mill is de facto a faculty of black magic and he's anticipated to profit even more than simply a standard miller's exchange. Krabat reviews not easy and turns into the master's famous person student, but if he falls for a neighborhood village lady the intensity of the masters evil and the darker secrets and techniques of the mill start to display themselves. one after the other his fellow classmates perish from mysterious, unexplained injuries and Krabat realises he needs to use the entire darkish magic abilities he has discovered to safe his break out. Now a huge movie starring David Kross (The Reader, warfare Horse).