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The Strange Affair of Adelaide Harris

£6.99

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It was Mr Brett - the thin and depressed teacher of Classical education at Dr Bunnion's Academy - who began, albeit unwittingly, the strange affair of Adelaide Harris. It was, in fact, his lessons on Ancient History which first gave Harris, the most deadly of his pupils, the ingenious and inspired notion of exposing his infant sister, Adelaide, on the Sussex Downs in the hope that she, like the Roman infants, would be suckled by a she-wolf. But no wolf came to disturb Adelaide's sleep, only delectable Tizzy Alexander, daughter of the fiery major who taught arithmetic at the Academy, and Ralph, the headmaster's son and a handsome, heartless breaker of hearts. Leon Garfield has created a rich and varied gallery of magnificent characters for his new book and the hilarious complications which result from the abrupt disappearance of the infant Adelaide are told with his customary skills.

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Author(s):
Leon Garfield
Condition:
Fair
Format:
Hardback
Number of pages:
0
Publisher:
Longman

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It was Mr Brett - the thin and depressed teacher of Classical education at Dr Bunnion's Academy - who began, albeit unwittingly, the strange affair of Adelaide Harris. It was, in fact, his lessons on Ancient History which first gave Harris, the most deadly of his pupils, the ingenious and inspired notion of exposing his infant sister, Adelaide, on the Sussex Downs in the hope that she, like the Roman infants, would be suckled by a she-wolf. But no wolf came to disturb Adelaide's sleep, only delectable Tizzy Alexander, daughter of the fiery major who taught arithmetic at the Academy, and Ralph, the headmaster's son and a handsome, heartless breaker of hearts. Leon Garfield has created a rich and varied gallery of magnificent characters for his new book and the hilarious complications which result from the abrupt disappearance of the infant Adelaide are told with his customary skills.

Author(s):
Leon Garfield
Condition:
Fair
Format:
Hardback
Number of pages:
0
Publisher:
Longman

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