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Spring-Heeled Jack

Pullman, Philip

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ISBN 10: 0385269757 / ISBN 13: 9780385269759
Edité par Doubleday, 1990
Etat : Very Good Couverture rigide
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Very good clean copy no previous owner's marks. Laminated boards first printing scarce book. N° de réf. du libraire 056036

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Titre : Spring-Heeled Jack

Éditeur : Doubleday

Date d'édition : 1990

Reliure : Hard Back

Etat du livre :Very Good

Etat de la jaquette : Very Good

Edition : First Edition Thus.

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A story about three Victorian children who escape from their London orphanage, only to encounter Mack the Knife, one of the vilest villains. However, to their rescue comes Spring-Heeled Jack with his glowing red eyes, who can leap through the air with ease. With black and white line drawings by David Mostyn.


"The wisps of fog were whisked aside, and the girls looked up at the stars and saw--The devil? Well, if he wasn't the devil, then who the devil was he?" Philip Pullman can sure tell a story. Spring-Heeled Jack, originally published years ago in the U.K., is an over-the-top Victorian romp in the boisterous vein of the master storyteller's Count Karlstein and I Was a Rat. All the ingredients for an edge-of-seat page-turner are here: three hapless orphans; the brandy-swigging Mr. Killjoy and his horrible assistant, Miss Gasket, at the Alderman Cawn-Plaster Memorial Orphanage; and the greedy, murderous Mack the Knife who awaits them in the dank city of London. Of course, this is no bad-luck Lemony Snicket tale. There's a superhero named Spring-Heeled Jack to save the day! Pullman is at his tongue-in-cheek best here, telling half the happy-ending tale with a sooty, dramatic Dickensian spin, and the other half with David Mostyn's artful cartoons, undercutting the mock-heavy-handed drama at every turn. Readers will find plenty of Pullman's characteristic wit and wordplay amid the nonstop, rip-roaring adventure. Excellent! (Ages 8 to 14) --Karin Snelson

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