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Soon after Sally Lockhart's father drowns at sea, she receives a strange anonymous letter. The dire warning it contains makes a man die of fear at her feet. Determined to discover the truth about her father's death, Sally is plunged into a terrifying mystery in the dark heart of Victorian London, at the centre of which lies a deadly blood-soaked jewel.
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" A rip-roaring adventure story filled with cutthroat villains, dastardly deeds, sleazy opium dens, filthy London slums, and a delightful heroine...Splendid descriptions, plot twists and turns, and understated humor engage readers in this tale of murder, mayhem, and mystery." --School Library Journal (starred review)Book Description:
An unabridged reading of Philip Pullman's nerve-shattering thriller, set in the murky streets and opium dens of Old London.
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Book Description Knopf Books for Young Readers, 1987. Hardcover. Condition: New. Brand New!. Seller Inventory # VIB039488826X
Book Description Knopf Books for Young Readers, 1987. Condition: New. New. Seller Inventory # M-039488826X