Graverobbers and Gallows (The Curse of the Speckled Monster #1)

Author(s): John Townsend

Humour | March Sale - Fiction

Cephas Catchpole is a young orphan in 19th century England, apprenticed as a chimney sweep to a cruel master. When he is mistaken for dead after an accidental fall and buried alive, he is rescued from his fate by two unwitting bodysnatchers. Against his will, Cephas finds himself drawn into the criminals' shady underworld and begins to uncover a murderous conspiracy involving medical malpractice, his mysterious parentage and the dreaded speckled monster itself - smallpox.This is a gripping and atmospheric Dickensian tale in two volumes for young readers, filled with suspense, humour and more twists than a hangman's noose.


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General Fields

  • : 9781912233328
  • : Book House
  • : Scribo
  • : June 2018
  • : ---length:- '19.8'width:- '12.9'units:- Centimeters
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : John Townsend
  • : 128
  • : 823.92
  • : English
  • : Paperback