John Diamond _ LEON GARFIELD

Author: LEON GARFIELD
Genre: Eighteenth century
Binding: Softcover
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Discover timeless favourites from "The Jungle Book" and "Alice's Adventures in Wonderland "to modern classics such as "The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas" and "The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time."
ISBN: 9780140313666
Category: Eighteenth century
Publisher: Puffin HC

SKU: B00121892

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An award-winning mystery about a young boy lost in Victorian London, pursued by bloodthirsty thieves, desperate to solve the mystery of the man his father wronged. “‘My father, that stern and upright man, was nothing but a swindler and a thief ‘” What is the matter with old Mr Jones? Endless footsteps and low groans can be heard in the dead of night. Only his son William knows the a terrible secret: his father betrayed his business partner Mr Diamond, and swindled him out of a great fortune. William resolves to go to London, find Mr Diamond and heal the ancient offense. But the murky big city, with its sinister characters and narrow back streets, is no place for a boy of twelve. And Mr Diamond’s own son is not the sort of person to forgive and forget. Danger and deceit lie waiting… Includes exclusive material: In the Backstory you can find out more about the wonderful author and the child-thieves of Victorian London Vintage Children’s Classics is a twenty-first century classics list aimed at 8-12 year olds and the adults in their lives. Discover timeless favourites from “The Jungle Book” and “Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland “to modern classics such as “The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas” and “The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time.”

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Weight .923 kg
Dimensions 28 × 20 × 6 cm
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John Diamond

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Softcover

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