The Boy in the Burning House

The Boy in the Burning House

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Jim is just regaining some semblance of a normal life following his father's sudden disappearance, when he is attacked by a crazy girl. Ruth Rose has a wild story to tell about her stepfather, the saintly Father Fisher, and needs someone to believe her - and help her prove it. Gradually Jim is convinced by Ruth Rose and they find themselves tracking a murderer and caught up in a dangerous web of secrets from a dark and unsettling past.
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Product details

  • 12-17
  • Paperback | 272 pages
  • 130 x 196 x 22mm | 140.62g
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • New edition
  • New edition
  • 0746064810
  • 9780746064818
  • 563,415

About Tim Wynne-Jones

Tim Wynne-Jones was born in Cheshire, but has lived in Canada since he was three, where he now has a considerable reputation and following. The Boy in the Burning House is the first of his books to be published in the UK. It has won the Crime Writers of Canada's Arthur Ellis Award and the prestigious 'Edgar' Trophy for the best mystery story of the year for young adults, voted for by the Mystery Writers of America. Tim has twice won the Canadian Library Assocation's Book of the Year for Children Award, as well as the Boston Globe-Horn Book Award for Fiction.
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420 ratings
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4 36% (152)
3 36% (152)
2 7% (29)
1 2% (9)
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