The Devil and His Boy

The Devil and His Boy

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By (author) Anthony Horowitz

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  • Publisher: Walker Books Ltd
  • Format: Paperback | 176 pages
  • Dimensions: 128mm x 194mm x 16mm | 181g
  • Publication date: 3 August 2009
  • Publication City/Country: London
  • ISBN 10: 1406305693
  • ISBN 13: 9781406305692
  • Sales rank: 306,048

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Chase through the streets of Elizabethan London in this historical adventure from the creator of Alex Rider. London is dirty, distant and dangerous...but that's where orphan Tom Falconer is heading. And he's got a whole assortment of vicious criminals hot on his heels. Tom is helpless and alone until he meets Moll Cutpurse, a thirteen-year-old pickpocket. Together they find themselves chased across the city by the murderous Ratsey. But it's only on the first night of a new play - The Devil and his Boy - that Tom realizes that the fate of the Queen and indeed the entire country rests in his hands. This title is from the creator of "Alex Rider" series which has sold ten million books worldwide.

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Anthony Horowitz is the creator of the phenomenal Alex Rider books and the bestselling Power of Five series and was recently voted the 2007 BA/Nielsen Author of the Year. He won the 2006 British Book Awards Red House Children's Book of the Year of Ark Angel and the 2003 Red House Children's Book of the Year Award for Skeleton Key. Anthony, who wrote the script for the Alex Rider movie Stormbreaker, also writes extensively for TV, with credits including Midsomer Murders and Foyle's War. He lives in Clerkenwell, London.

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"* "A first-class children's novelist... a cracking historical adventure... Thrilling." TES * "Fact-tinged fiction at its gripping best." The Mail on Sunday"