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An atmospheric and chilling thriller set in 19th century London. Bartholomew Dorking finds himself inexplicably tied to the murdering villain Black Jack, who should have hung from the gallows - but who has now, it seems, come back from the dead! * Leon Garfield was one of the most celebrated children's authors of the twentieth century, and won the Guardian Award, The Whitbread Award, and the Carnegie Medal * This is a fast-paced, roller-coaster ride of a read, and is accompanied by energetic black and white line drawings by acclaimed artist Jason Cockcroft
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Leon Garfield was one of the most celebrated children's authors of the twentieth century, and won the Guardian Award, The Whitbread Award, and the Carnegie Medal.Review:
"It's a fine thing that Leon Garfield's rip-roaring and funny tales should be brought back into circulation for a new generation." --Joan Aiken "Leon Garfield's name belongs on everybody's shortlist of truly great writers for readers of all ages." -- Michael Cart "Garfield remains a talent to be remembered and a master to be emulated." -- Gregory Maguire "There has never been a writer to equal Garfield for ebullient, rip-roaring, gruesome, joyful, and witty evocation of the past, and for wonderful page-turning adventure stories." -- jill Paton Walsh
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Book Description Oxford Univ Pr, 2002. Condition: New. Jason Cockcroft (illustrator). book. Seller Inventory # M0192751948
Book Description Oxford University Press, 2002. Paperback. Condition: New. Never used!. Seller Inventory # P110192751948
Book Description Condition: New. New. Seller Inventory # STRM-0192751948