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The Revenge of Samuel Stokes

The Revenge of Samuel Stokes

Author(s): Penelope Lively

Location(s): England

Genre(s): Children, Mystery

Era(s): 20th Century



What on earth is happening on the new housing estate? Washing machines smelling of roast venison, tobacco smoke coming out of television sets, greenhouses turning into Greek temples – and now a lake which has appeared out of nowhere. Is there a simple explanation?

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Very British – TC –

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The ghost of Charstock Park is the landscape gardener, who resents the new housing estate. Delightful book for children especially. – Nora Roberts –

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