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Lucifer Wilkins

Author: Leon Garfield; Trevor Ridley
Publisher: London : Heinemann, 1973.
Series: Long ago children books.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Tim and his monkey, Pistol, have come a long way from the streets of eighteenth-century London where they used to scrape a dishonest living. Transported to Virginia, they are now working on the plantation of Mr Gerrard, a man so kind and understanding that it seems a crying shame not to take advantage of him. Tim and Pistol have never had it so good, but Lucifer Wilkins, the huge Negro slave, broods over his long  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Children's books
Paper bindings)
Material Type: Fiction, Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Leon Garfield; Trevor Ridley
ISBN: 0434949108 9780434949106
OCLC Number: 8466927
Description: 46 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 23 cm.
Series Title: Long ago children books.
Responsibility: Leon Garfield ; illustrated by Trevor Ridley.

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"Tim and his monkey, Pistol, have come a long way from the streets of eighteenth-century London where they used to scrape a dishonest living. Transported to Virginia, they are now working on the plantation of Mr Gerrard, a man so kind and understanding that it seems a crying shame not to take advantage of him. Tim and Pistol have never had it so good, but Lucifer Wilkins, the huge Negro slave, broods over his long planned escape. The little monkey will not be parted from the slave, and Tim is faced with appalling choice of losing Pistol or taking the trail to the forests of Brazil and freedom."--Book jacket.

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