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Herr der Diebe
Imagine a Dickens story with a Venetian setting, and you ll have a good sense of Cornelia Funke s prizewinning novel The Thief Lord, first published in Germany in 2000 This suspenseful tale begins in a detective s office in Venice, as the entirely unpleasant Hartliebs request Victor Getz s services to search for two boys, Prosper and Bo, the sons of Esther Hartlieb s rece Imagine a Dickens story with a Venetian setting, and you ll have a good sense of Cornelia Funke s prizewinning novel The Thief Lord, first published in Germany in 2000 This suspenseful tale begins in a detective s office in Venice, as the entirely unpleasant Hartliebs request Victor Getz s services to search for two boys, Prosper and Bo, the sons of Esther Hartlieb s recently deceased sister Twelve year old Prosper and 5 year old Bo ran away when their aunt decided she wanted to adopt Bo, but not his brother Refusing to split up, they escaped to Venice, a city their mother had always described reverently, in great detail Right away they hook up with a long haired runaway named Hornet and various other ruffians who hole up in an abandoned movie theater and worship the elusive Thief Lord, a young boy named Scipio who steals jewels from fancy Venetian homes so his new friends can get the warm clothes they need Of course, the plot thickens when the owner of the pawn shop asks if the Thief Lord will carry out a special mission for a wealthy client to steal a broken wooden wing that is the key to completing an age old, magical merry go round This winning cast of characters especially the softhearted detective with his two pet turtles will win the hearts of readers young and old, and the adventures are as labyrinthine and magical as the streets of Venice itself Ages 9 and older Karin Snelson
Title : Herr der Diebe
Pages : 349 pages
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Author :  Cornelia Funke
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Language : English


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