Dido Twite stops off in South America and comes up against the sinister queen of New Cumbria who seems to be able to stay young forever. Is this linked to the lack of girl children in the land? This is the fourth in the "James III" sequence which began with "The Wolves of Willoughby Chase".
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"The Stolen Lake is zanier and more devilishly fiendish than ever" The New York Times "A natural storyteller with the gift of endless and usually comic invention" Guardian "Joan Aiken's imagination is inexhaustible" Daily Telegraph "Joan Aiken is the best contemporary writer of historical fantasy we have" -- Susan HillBook Description:
Dido Twite in American New Cumbria on her wildest adventure yet.
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Book Description Red Fox, 1993. Paperback. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # 99888408