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The lunatic's curse

Author: F E Higgins
Publisher: New York : Feiwel and Friends, 2011.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : Juvenile audience : English : 1st U.S. edView all editions and formats
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The town of Opum Oppidulum is home to the freezing Lake Beluarum and its rumored monster. On an island at the center of the lake is an asylum from which no one has ever escaped. So how will Rex, whose father, Ambrose Grammaticus, has been imprisoned there under false pretenses, prove that Ambrose is not insane? And if Rex can free his father, will his evil stepmother drive them both to madness?
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Genre/Form: Thrillers (Fiction)
Fantasy fiction
Fiction
Juvenile works
Suspense fiction
Juvenile fiction
Material Type: Fiction, Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: F E Higgins
ISBN: 9780312566821 0312566824
OCLC Number: 681499731
Description: 336 pages ; 22 cm
Responsibility: F.E. Higgins.

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The town of Opum Oppidulum is home to the freezing Lake Beluarum and its rumored monster. On an island at the center of the lake is an asylum from which no one has ever escaped. So how will Rex, whose father, Ambrose Grammaticus, has been imprisoned there under false pretenses, prove that Ambrose is not insane? And if Rex can free his father, will his evil stepmother drive them both to madness?

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Escape from the asylum

by AnchorageSchools (WorldCat user published 2012-04-10) Very Good Permalink

Rex's dad has been wrongly locked away in the Asylum for the Peculiar and Bizarre, and it's up to Rex to get his dad out. The problem is no one has ever escaped. Those who have enjoyed the other F. E. Higgins books are sure to enjoy this one also. Dark and spooky, this is really for middle and high...
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