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Shipwrecked Dido Twite is picked up by a whaling ship - and then finds herself sinking deeper into trouble when she becomes embroiled in a sinister plot to blow up Parliament on the faraway island of Nantucket.
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"A zany, original historical fantasy" Sunday Telegraph "Joan Aiken is the best contemporary writer of historical-fantasy we have - and I would not make such a generalisation lightly. This is a quite exceptional book." Susan Hill "Altogther an invigorating book, in which the wit and nonsense make such a sparkling fizz together that it is hard to tell one from the other" Times Literary Supplement "A writer of wild humour" Oxford Companion to Children's LiterartureBook Description:
This is the third novel in the classic Willoughby Chase series - now consisting of ten titles - and was originally published in l966. Now being reissued with a stunning new cover.
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Book Description Jonathan Cape, 1984. Hardcover. Condition: Good. EX-LIBRARY. MAY HAVE USUAL LIBRARY PARAPHERNALIA. Usual signs of a well read book but good overall condition. May not look good on your bookcase after reading and probably not suitable as a present unless hard to find elsewhere SECURE DAILY POSTING FROM UK. 30 DAY GUARANTEE. Seller Inventory # mon0002027066
Book Description Hardback. Condition: Very Good. The book has been read, but is in excellent condition. Pages are intact and not marred by notes or highlighting. The spine remains undamaged. Seller Inventory # GOR004112889
Book Description Jonathan Cape, 1984. Condition: Good. 1st. Shows some signs of wear, and may have some markings on the inside. Seller Inventory # GRP83718277
Book Description Jonathan Cape. Condition: Good. . Good dust jacket. Owner's name on inside. Seller Inventory # Q03B-00185
Book Description Jonathan Cape, 1984. Hardcover. Condition: Good. Light wear to boards. Content is clean and bright. DJ has some creasing and small tears to fore edges. Seller Inventory # 9999-9990525415
Book Description Jonathan Cape, England, 1984. Hardcover. Condition: Very Good. No Jacket. Pat Marriott (illustrator). Gift inscription to front endpaper, Ink mark to tail of spine. A nice copy internally. Seller Inventory # 002519
Book Description Jonathan Cape. Hardcover. Condition: Very Good. 0224606875. Seller Inventory # K0024937
Book Description Jonathan Cape Ltd, London, 1973. Hard Cover. Condition: Good - Age Spots. Dust Jacket Condition: Worn. Pat Marriott (illustrator). Reprint. Size: 5 1/4" x 8". Seller Inventory # 055094