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The unlikely escape of Uriah Heep

Author: H G Parry
Publisher: New York, NY : Redhook, July 2019.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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Charley Sutherland can bring characters from books into the real world. His older brother, Rob, hopes that this strange family secret will disappear with disuse, and he will be discharged from his life's duty of protecting Charley and this ability he can't really control. Then literary characters start causing trouble in their city, making threats about destroying the world... and for once, it isn't Charley's doing.  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Fantasy fiction
Additional Physical Format: ebook version :
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: H G Parry
ISBN: 9780316452717 0316452718 9780316452700 031645270X
OCLC Number: 1082327494
Description: 456 pages ; 22 cm
Responsibility: H.G. Parry.

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Charley Sutherland can bring characters from books into the real world. His older brother, Rob, hopes that this strange family secret will disappear with disuse, and he will be discharged from his life's duty of protecting Charley and this ability he can't really control. Then literary characters start causing trouble in their city, making threats about destroying the world... and for once, it isn't Charley's doing. Someone else who shares his powers. It's up to Charley and a reluctant Rob to stop them... before anyone gets to The End. -- adapted from jacket

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Many have tried and some have succeeded in writing mashups with famed literary characters, but Parry knocks it out of the park. She plays with the canon without trying to imitate it, all the while Read more...

 
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