A Handful of Gold by Joan Aiken


A Handful of Gold by Joan Aiken

A collection of 15 of Joan Aiken's best-loved short stories, produced in celebration of the author's 70th birthday.

About the Author

Joan Aiken

Joan Aiken (1924 - 2004) spent part of her childhood living in a haunted house. After leaving school, she worked at the BBC, the United Nations, and in the editorial department of a magazine. All this time, she had been writing stories and after her first major novel was published in 1961, Joan left her job to write full-time. She has now written almost 100 books for adults and children, Including the hugely popular The Wolves Of Willoughby Chase and Black Hearts In Battersea.

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240 pages


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Publication date

7th August 1997



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