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The tears of the salamander

Author: Peter Dickinson
Publisher: London : Macmillan Children's, 2004.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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When Alfredo, a twelve-year-old choir boy in eighteenth-century Italy, loses his family in a fire, he goes to live with Uncle Giorgio, who he discovers is a sorcerer in control of the fires of Mt. Etna with sinister plans for his nephew. Suggested level: intermediate, junior secondary.
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Genre/Form: Fantasy fiction
Children's stories
Fiction
Juvenile works
Children's fiction
Juvenile fiction
Material Type: Fiction, Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Peter Dickinson
ISBN: 0330415409 9780330415408
OCLC Number: 59327475
Notes: Originally published: 2003.
Description: 1 volume ; 20 cm
Responsibility: Peter Dickinson.

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