The Silver Claw

The Silver Claw

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Udolphus Beck - an otter - is an unraveller of mysteries. Summoned to the magnificent city of Vequince by the enigmatic Silver Claw, he must tread very carefully indeed as he begins his investigations. For behind the beauty and splendour of the city, lurking in the shadows, a small group is hatching a fiendishly clever plot to overthrow the ruling Council and seize power for themselves. And as the colourful Carnvival explodes onto the streets and canals of the city - with masked creatures everywhere - Udolphus discovers that the conspirators are not afraid to get blood on their more

Product details

  • Paperback | 288 pages
  • 132 x 199 x 22mm | 198g
  • Random House Children's Publishers UK
  • Corgi Childrens
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 0552551872
  • 9780552551878

About Garry Kilworth

GARRY KILWORTH has written many novels for children and adults - mostly on science-fiction, fantasy and historical themes - including THE DROWNERS, which was commended for the Carnegie Medal in l992 and HOUSE OF TRIBES for Corgi in September l996. His titles for the Random House children's list include the Welkin Weasels adventures as well as THE ELECTRIC KID, which won the Lancashire Libraries Children's Book Award in l995 and CYBERCATS (both now out of print).show more

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Meet me on the Arcade Bridge - the Silver Claw... Behind the beauty and the splendour of the island city of Vequince, a small group is hatching a fiendishly clever plot to overthrow the ruling Council and seize power... Summoned to the city by one known only as 'the Silver Claw', otter Udolphus Beck - an unraveller of mysteries - is determined to follow the clues and expose the conspiracy... But time is running out. And as throngs of masked creatures explode onto the streets for the colourful Carnival, Udolphus discovers that the plotters are not afraid to get blood on their paws... A gripping tale of intrigue and menace, plots and counterplots, set amidst the richness and pageantry of a magnificent watery city. From the author of The Welkin Weasels series. 'One is left in no doubt about the quality of the writing or of Garry Kilworth's talent' Times Educational Supplementshow more

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"The Silver Claw looks all set to add to [Garry Kilworth's] reputation as a teller of great tales"show more

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