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The Teeth of the Gale

Written by Joan Aiken

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The Teeth of the Gale Synopsis

Don Francisco wants you home, and in double-quick time, too. We must leave tomorrow at dawn . . . Felix's heart sinks at Pedro's words. What can be wrong? Is his beloved grandfather ill? Dashing and loyal, he speeds towards Villaverde - and a rescue mission. Donna Conchita's children are kidnapped and Felix may be reunited with the feisty Juana, if he agrees to help. Despite warnings of a conspiracy and his own suspicions of a trap, Felix fearlessly plunges into a plot thick with intrigue and danger. His grandfather said it was a matter of life and death - but whose?

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Joan Aiken's Felix trilogy is definitely the kind of reading material you can never have enough of. It's got everything; adventure of almost every kind you could dream of, friendship, romance, history, travel . . . To me these books are timeless, and every generation needs them. * Bookwitch *

Book Information

ISBN: 9781849418294
Publication date: 2nd May 2013
Author: Joan Aiken
Publisher: Red Fox an imprint of Penguin Random House Children's UK
Format: Paperback / softback
Pagination: 384 pages

About Joan Aiken

Joan Aiken was born in Sussex in 1924. She was the daughter of the American poet, Conrad Aiken; her sister, Jane Aiken Hodge, is also a novelist. Before joining the 'family business' herself, Joan had a variety of jobs, including working for the BBC, the United Nations Information Centre and then as features editor for a short story magazine. Her first children's novel, The Kingdom of the Cave, was published in 1960. Joan Aiken wrote over a hundred books for young readers and adults and is recognized as one of the classic authors of the twentieth century. Amanda Craig, writing in The ...

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