The Ruby in the Smoke

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Soon after Sally Lockhart’s father drowns at sea, she receives an anonymous letter. The dire warning it contains makes a man die of fear at her feet. Determined to discover the truth about her father’s death, sixteen-year-old Sally is plunged into a terrifying mystery in the dark heart of Victorian London.

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The first book in Philip Pullman’s classic Sally Lockhart quartet in a beautiful new edition.

Soon after Sally Lockhart’s father drowns at sea, she receives an anonymous letter. The dire warning it contains makes a man die of fear at her feet. Determined to discover the truth about her father’s death, Sally is plunged into a terrifying mystery in the dark heart of Victorian London, at the centre of which lies a deadly blood-soaked jewel. Philip Pullman’s ever-popular, action-packed Victorian melodramas are rejacketed for the bicentenary of Charles Dickens in 2012.

Don’t miss Philip Pullman’s incredible HIS DARK MATERIALS trilogy, now a thrilling, critically acclaimed BBC/HBO television series.

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Weight 0.18 kg
Dimensions 20.1 × 13.9 × 1.7 cm
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Imprint

Cover

Paperback

Pages

236

Language

English

Edition

Reprint

Dewey

823.92 (edition:23)

Readership

Young Adult / Code: C