Oxford Bookworms Library: Level 5:: Brat Farrar
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Oxford Bookworms Library: Level 5:: Brat Farrar

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"The most consistent of all series in terms of language control, length, and quality of story."



David R. Hill, Director of the Edinburgh Project on Extensive Reading.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 112 pages
  • 121 x 198 x 6mm | 126g
  • Oxford, United Kingdom
  • English
  • Revised ed.
  • line illustrations
  • 019479217X
  • 9780194792172
  • 653,257

Review Text

'You look exactly like him! You can take the dead boy's place and no one will ever know the difference. You'll be rich for life!' And so the plan was born. At first Brat Farrar fought against the idea; it was criminal, it was dangerous. But in the end he was persuaded, and a few weeks later Patrick Ashby came back from the dead and went home to inherit the family house and fortune. The Ashby family seemed happy to welcome Patrick home, but Brat soon realized that somewhere there was a time-bomb ticking away, waiting to explode . . .
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Josephine Tey enjoys a category to herself, as a virtuoso in the spurious . . . the nature of the deception on this occasion is too good to give away.
"New Statesman"" "Josephine Tey enjoys a category to herself, as a virtuoso in the spurious . . . the nature of the deception on this occasion is too good to give away."
-- "New Statesman"
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About Josephine Tey

Josephine Tey began writing full-time after the successful publication of her first novel, "The Man in the Queue" (1929), which introduced Inspector Grant of Scotland Yard. She died in 1952, leaving her entire estate to the National Trust.
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31 ratings
3.16 out of 5 stars
5 6% (2)
4 29% (9)
3 45% (14)
2 13% (4)
1 6% (2)
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