Young Smith was a pickpocket - a very accomplished one. But one day his pick-pocketing was to lead him into a sinister and dangerous web of murder, intrigue and betrayal.
An exciting, full-blooded novel laced with intrigue and deception, powered by good (and evil) about Smith, a young urchin in 18th century London who. having witnessed a murder and become 'eyes' to a Blind Judge, has to use his sharp wits night and day if he is to survive.
|Publication date:||25th November 2004|
|Publisher:||Puffin Classics an imprint of Penguin Books Ltd|
|Format:||Paperback / softback|
Leon Garfield was a British novelist, born in 1921. He is best known for children's historical novels, though he also wrote for adults. He wrote more than thirty books including Shakespeare's Stories - retellings of Shakespeare's plays for children, and he won many awards including the Guardian Award and the Carnegie Medal. He died in 1996, aged 74.More About Leon Garfield
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