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The strange affair of Adelaide Harris

by Leon Garfield

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Published by Dell in New York .
Written in English


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An experiment to see if a wolf will suckle an abandoned baby turns into a desparate situation for two boys when the child is rescued by two well-meaning passersby.

Edition Notes

StatementLeon Garfield
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPZ7.G17943 St 1988x
The Physical Object
Pagination216 p. ;
Number of Pages216
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24642409M
ISBN 100440400570
ISBN 109780440400578
OCLC/WorldCa18440374

  Harris thinks up harebrained schemes and Bostock gets in trouble for them. When Harris puts his baby sister Adelaide in the words to see if she will be adopted by a fox, little do they realize that they are starting a chain of events that will be remembered in their little seaside town as the Strange Affair of Adelaide Harris. Certainly [The strange affair of Adelaide Harris] is a book for all to read—all, that is, from a reasonably sophisticated eleven years upwards, for an intricate plot, a devastating mock-heroic.

Strange Affair is the 15th novel by Canadian detective fiction writer Peter Robinson in the Inspector Banks series. It was published in Plot. When Alan Banks receives a disturbing message from his brother, Roy, he abandons the peaceful Yorkshire Dales for the bright lights of London, to seek him : Peter Robinson. Book a film for my cinema. Find out about international touring programmes. Explore film & TV. The Strange Affair of Adelaide Harris Part 2 () Tweet. Tweet. Film details. Featuring. Jim Harris Mrs Harris. Jane Lowe.

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The disappearance of Adelaide (whose brother has attempted to expose her to the wolves for the sake of a natural history experiment) sets off an extravagant series of complications at the mediocre boys' school. Buy The Strange Affair of Adelaide Harris New edition by Garfield, Leon (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store.

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Harris thinks up harebrained schemes and Bostock gets in trouble for them. When Harris puts his baby sister Adelaide in the words to see if she will be adopted by a fox, little do they realize that they are starting a chain of events that will be remembered in their.

Oscars Best Picture Winners Best Picture Winners Golden Globes Emmys San Diego Comic-Con New York Comic-Con Sundance Film Festival Toronto Int'l Film. In The Strange Affair of Adelaide Harris, the wily pair put The Complete Bostock and Harris combines two delightful, suspenseful, and madly funny tales about two boys in eighteenth-century England, clever and mischievous Harris and sweet but not-so-bright Bostock, who in /5.

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THE STRANGE AFFAIR OF ADELAIDE HARRIS (PHOTO Cover of Matthew Beamish as Bostock & Jim Harris as Harris, in the BBC TV Production) by Garfield, Leon.

London, England, Great Britain, UK: Puffin Books., pages. PHOTO Cover of Matthew Beamish as Bostock & Jim Harris as Harris, in the BBC TV Production; ** Overall VG+, but a few pages staring to cove loose, thus G/VG.It was Mr Brett - the thin and depressed teacher of Classical education at Dr Bunnion's Academy - who began, albeit unwittingly, the strange affair of Adelaide Harris.

It was, in fact, his lessons on Ancient History which first gave Harris, the most deadly.TWO VICTORIAN boys carelessly leave baby sister (Adelaide) in an orphanage in Georgian-era Brighton, in the hands of a boffiny, know-all boy in stripy trousers and a top hat.

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