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Count Karlstein : the novel

Author: Philip Pullman; Peter Bailey
Publisher: London : Corgi, 2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In the mountains of Switzerland the wicked Count Karlstein plots to abandon his two orphaned nieces in a hunting lodge as prey for the Demon Huntsman and his ghostly hounds.
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Genre/Form: Children's stories
Gothic fiction
Fiction
Juvenile works
Juvenile fiction
Material Type: Fiction, Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Philip Pullman; Peter Bailey
ISBN: 9780552557306 0552557307
OCLC Number: 165408096
Notes: Originally published: London: Chatto & Windus, 1982.
Description: vi, 253 pages : illustrations ; 20 cm
Responsibility: Philip Pullman ; illustrated by Peter Bailey.

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Count Karlstein, or The Ride of the Demon Huntsman, was Philip Pullman's first novel for children, published by Chatto and Windus in 1982. No one in the village of Karlstein dares to leave their home  Read more...

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"It's whirlwind plotting, manipulated into a pulsing tale of darkened hearts, treachery and at long last, redemption" * Kirkus * "In this deliciously gothic thriller there are enough demon huntsmen, Read more...

 
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