The Extraordinary And Unusual Adventures Of Horatio Lyle

byCatherine Webb

Paperback | September 7, 2006

The Extraordinary And Unusual Adventures Of Horatio Lyle by Catherine Webb
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In Victorian London at the height of the industrial revolution, Horatio Lyle is a former Special Constable with a passion for science and invention. He's also an occasional, but reluctant, sleuth. The truth is that he'd rather be in his lab tinkering with dangerous chemicals and odd machinery than running around the cobbled streets of London trying to track down stolen goods. But when Her Majesty's Government calls, Horatio swaps his microscope for a magnifying glass, fills his pockets with things that explode and sallies forth to unravel a mystery of a singularly extraordinary nature.

Thrown together with a reformed (i.e. 'caught') pickpocket called Tess, and a rebellious (within reason) young gentleman called Thomas, Lyle and his faithful hound, Tate, find themselves pursuing an ancient Chinese plate, a conspiracy that reaches to the highest levels of polite society and a dangerous enemy who may not even be human. Solving the crime will be hard enough - surviving would be a bonus...

Having published her extraordinary debut, Mirror Dreams, at the age of 14, Catherine Webb has quickly established herself as one of the most talented and exciting young writers in the UK.
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Title:The Extraordinary And Unusual Adventures Of Horatio LyleFormat:PaperbackProduct dimensions:320 pages, 7.75 X 5 X 0.75 inShipping dimensions:320 pages, 7.75 X 5 X 0.75 inPublished:September 7, 2006Publisher:Little, Brown And CompanyLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1904233619

ISBN - 13:9781904233619

Appropriate for ages: All ages

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