Simon, hero of "The Wolves of Willoughby Chase", comes to London to study painting. He finds it a sinister place seething with plots, a town of dark alleys, mysterious meetings and still odder disappearances, of the grandeur of eccentric dukes and the evil of conspirators.
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"A fantastic adventure story . . . Highly entertaining" ( Sunday Telegraph)
"Joan Aiken is such a spellbinder" ( Evening Standard)
"A writer of wild humour and unrestrained imagination" ( Oxford Companion to Children's Literature)
"Joan Aiken is a marvel" (Philip Pullman Guardian)
Black Hearts in Battersea originally written in l965 is the second title in the classic `Wolves of Willoughby Chase' series, now reissued with a stunning new cover.
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Book Description 1992-02-20., 1992. Book Condition: New. Red Fox. New edition. Paperback. Book: GOOD. 256pp. . Bookseller Inventory # NF-1743909