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The Woebegone twins

Author: Christopher William Hill
Publisher: London : Orchard, 2013. ©2013
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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When twins Greta and Feliks lose their beloved Aunt Gisela to a poisoned marzipan cake and are sent to the ill-omened Schwartzgarten Reformatory for Maladjusted Children it seems their fate is sealed ... that is until they are rescued by the glamorous and wealthy Olga Van Veenen, a fabulous children's author. The two twins are grateful but something tells them that Olga's motives are not entirely genuine.
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Juvenile works
Children's stories
Juvenile fiction
Material Type: Fiction, Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Christopher William Hill
ISBN: 9781408330135 140833013X 9781408316719 1408316714
OCLC Number: 1016481881
Notes: When twins Greta and Feliks lose their beloved Aunt Gisela to a poisoned marzipan cake and are sent to the ill-omened Schwartzgarten Reformatory for Maladjusted Children it seems their fate is sealed ... that is until they are rescued by the glamorous and wealthy Olga Van Veenen, a fabulous children's author. The two twins are grateful but something tells them that Olga's motives are not entirely genuine.
Description: 339 pages ; 21 cm.
Responsibility: Christopher William Hill.

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This tale from Schwartzgarten plays like a black and white horror film in your head with shades of Hansel and Gretel. A strange, darkly original story which is fairly nasty but in the end it's kind Read more...

 
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