The Big Six by Arthur RansomeThe Big Six by Arthur Ransome

The Big Six

byArthur Ransome

Paperback | November 3, 2014

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Plunge into the Norfolk Broads as the Ds join up with the Coot Club once again, this time to solve a very baffling crime.
     'Why shouldn't we be detectives too?'

     When Dick and Dorothea arrive in the Norfolk Broads all set for a blissful summer on the river, they find their friends the Death and Glories in a very bad situation. Accused of setting boats adrift, sabotage and theft, the boys are under suspicion by everyone on the river. And in the meantime, the real culprits are still at large. There's no choice but to form a crime-busting team: The Big Six. As the evidence stacks against them, can they solve the mystery and trap the real criminals?
ARTHUR RANSOME was born in Leeds in 1884. He had an adventurous life -- as a baby he was carried by his father to the top of the Old Man of Coniston, a peak that is 2,276 ft high! He went to Russia in 1913 to study folklore and in 1914, at the start of World War I he became a foreign correspondent for the Daily News. In 1917 when the R...
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Title:The Big SixFormat:PaperbackDimensions:448 pages, 7.42 × 5.14 × 1.37 inPublished:November 3, 2014Publisher:Random House UKLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0099589354

ISBN - 13:9780099589358

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“He makes a tale of adventure a handbook to adventure.” –Observer

“There is plenty of excitement, a little danger, a quality of thinking, planning and fun which is delightful and stimulating.” –TLS