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The children's book : a novel

Author: A S Byatt
Publisher: New York : Alfred A. Knopf, 2009.
Series: Listen Alaska.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Fiction : English : 1st U.S. edView all editions and formats
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When Olive Wellwood's oldest son discovers a runaway named Philip sketching in the basement of the new Victoria and Albert Museum--a talented working-class boy who could be a character out of one of Olive's magical tales--she takes him into the storybook world of her family and friends--a world that conceals more treachery and darkness than Philip has ever imagined and that will soon be eclipsed by far greater  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Bildungsromans
Fiction
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Byatt, A.S. (Antonia Susan), 1936-
Children's book.
New York : Alfred A. Knopf, 2009
(DLC) 2009016334
(OCoLC)299707544
Material Type: Document, Fiction, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: A S Byatt
ISBN: 9780307272959 0307272958
OCLC Number: 496123248
Notes: Originally published: London : Chatto & Windus, 2009.
B002PMVY2Y (Amazon Standard Identification Number (ASIN)).
Description: 1 online resource (675 pages)
Series Title: Listen Alaska.
Responsibility: A.S. Byatt.

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When Olive Wellwood's oldest son discovers a runaway named Philip sketching in the basement of the new Victoria and Albert Museum--a talented working-class boy who could be a character out of one of Olive's magical tales--she takes him into the storybook world of her family and friends--a world that conceals more treachery and darkness than Philip has ever imagined and that will soon be eclipsed by far greater forces.

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