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16%OFFJoan Aiken - Black Hearts in Battersea - 9780099456391 - V9780099456391
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Black Hearts in Battersea

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Description for Black Hearts in Battersea Paperback. Simon, coming to London to study painting with his old friend Dr Field, finds he has vanished without trace. Determined to discover what lies behind his disappearance, Simon is trapped in a fiendish plot. Why has his landlord got guns in his cellar and how does one deal with his irrepressible daughter, Dido? Series: The Wolves of Willoughby Chase Sequence. Num Pages: 256 pages. BIC Classification: 5AK; YFC. Category: (G) General (US: Trade); (J) Children / Juvenile. Dimension: 196 x 132 x 17. Weight in Grams: 186.

"Simon paid off the driver and turned to follow Mrs Twite. But she seemed to have locked the door behind her and, as he rattled the latch unavailingly and then rapped the locker, something dark and suffocating was forced down over his head and a pair of hands gripped his throat."

Simon, coming to London to study painting with his old friend Dr Field, finds he has vanished without trace. Determined to discover what lies behind his disappearance, Simon is trapped in a fiendish plot. Why has his landlord got guns in his cellar and how does one deal ... Read more

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Product Details

Publisher
Penguin Random House Children´s UK
Number of pages
256
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2004
Series
The Wolves of Willoughby Chase Sequence
Condition
New
Number of Pages
256
Place of Publication
, United Kingdom
ISBN
9780099456391
SKU
V9780099456391
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About Joan Aiken
Joan Aiken was born in Sussex in 1924. She was the daughter of the American poet, Conrad Aiken; her sister, Jane Aiken Hodge, is also a novelist. Before joining the 'family business' herself, Joan had a variety of jobs, including working for the BBC, the United Nations Information Centre and then as features editor for a short story magazine. Her ... Read more

Reviews for Black Hearts in Battersea
A fantastic adventure story . . . Highly entertaining
Sunday Telegraph
Joan Aiken is such a spellbinder
Evening Standard
A writer of wild humour and unrestrained imagination
Oxford Companion to Children's Literature
Joan Aiken is a marvel
Philip Pullman
Guardian

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