Publication Date: 01/01/2015 ISBN: 9781407154190 Category:

The Ruby in the Smoke

Philip Pullman

Publisher: Scholastic
Publication Date: 01/01/2015 ISBN: 9781407154190 Category:
Paperback / Softback

£7.99

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Description

The first book in Philip Pullman’s classic SALLY LOCKHART quartet
in a beautiful new edition to celebrate the 30 year anniversary.

Soon after Sally Lockhart’s father drowns at sea, she receives an
anonymous letter. The dire warning it contains makes a man die of
fear at her feet. Determined to discover the truth about her father’s
death, Sally is plunged into a terrifying mystery in the dark
heart of Victorian London, at the centre of which lies a deadly
blood-soaked jewel. Philip Pullman’s ever-popular, action-packed
Victorian melodramas are rejacketed for the bicentenary of Charles
Dickens in 2012.

Publisher Review

"A rip-roaring adventure story filled with cutthroat villains, dastardly deeds, sleazy opium dens, filthy London slums, and a delightful heroine...Splendid descriptions, plot twists and turns, and understated humor engage readers in this tale of murder, mayhem, and mystery."--School Library Journal (starred review) " A rip-roaring adventure story filled with cutthroat villains, dastardly deeds, sleazy opium dens, filthy London slums, and a delightful heroine...Splendid descriptions, plot twists and turns, and understated humor engage readers in this tale of murder, mayhem, and mystery." --School Library Journal (starred review)

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