The Thief Lord
Cornelia Funke (Author)
The magical multi-award-winning modern classic from master storyteller and New York Times-bestselling author, Cornelia Funke. 'A completely delicious read.' THE OBSERVER Winter has come early to Venice. Two orphaned children are on the run, hiding among the crumbling canals and misty alleyways of the city. Befriended by a gang of street children and their mysterious leader, the Thief Lord, they shelter in an old, disused cinema. On their trail is a bungling detective, obsessed with disguises and the health of his pet tortoises. But a greater threat to the boys' new-found freedom is something from a forgotten past - a beautiful magical treasure with the power to spin time itself ...
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About the Author
Cornelia Funke is a critically acclaimed, award-winning, international best-selling author. She lives in Los Angeles, USA with her husband, two children and a dog called Loonie!
- Contributor: Cornelia Funke
- Imprint: Chicken House Ltd
- ISBN13: 9781905294213
- Number of Pages: 352
- Packaged Dimensions: 133x201x25mm
- Packaged Weight: 260
- Format: Paperback
- Publisher: Chicken House Ltd
- Release Date: 2006-04-03
- Binding: Paperback / softback
- Biography: Cornelia Funke is a critically acclaimed, award-winning, international best-selling author. She lives in Los Angeles, USA with her husband, two children and a dog called Loonie!
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