At the House of the Magician

by Mary Hooper (author)

Suitable for 11 - 16 years

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Intimidated by her drunken father, Lucy runs away from home in fear for her safety. She is taken on as a maid at the house of Dr Dee, court magician to Queen Elizabeth I, who relies upon him heavily – even down to advising the date of her coronation. The household is a strange and sinister place, and curious Lucy can’t help noticing things that disquiet her. But when she stumbles across a plot to assassinate the queen, Lucy must find a way to warn her…

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Bloomsbury Publishing PLC

Date published

August 6th, 2007

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