Smith: Abridged (Puffin audiobooks)

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Smith, though only 12, is an accomplished pickpocket, saved from the gallows by his own stealth and speed. One dark evening he witnesses a murder, a stabbing, and finds a document belonging to the dead man, which he feels must be valuable. The only problem is, Smith can't read.

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"Leon Garfield's vivid descriptions and dialog transported me almost bodily . . . Reissuing Leon Garfield's novels is a great gift." -- "Suzanne Fisher Staple"s

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Leon Garfield was a British novelist, born in 1921. He is best known for children's historical novels, though he also wrote for adults. He wrote more than thirty books including Shakespeare's Stories - retellings of Shakespeare's plays for children, and he won many awards including the Guardian Award and the Carnegie Medal. He died in 1996, aged 74.

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