The Death Collector (Paperback) - Richards, Justin

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What starts as an ordinary pick-pocketing incident in Victorian London unites three teens against a madman. Eddie is the pickpocket; George is an assistant at the British Museum; Elizabeth has a nose for trouble--and all of them are being hunted by sinister factory owner Augustus Lorimore.

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Publisher Bloomsbury USA
Mfg Part# 9781599901480
SKU 204496067
Format Paperback
ISBN10 159990148X
Release Date 8/21/2007
Praise
"A thoroughly enjoyable romp full of chases, high drama and a hint of romance in a great old-fashioned style. Simply smashing."
"Suspense and adventure in abundance make for a thrilling read."
From the Publisher
Annotation A mysterious scrap of paper, thieves, frightening creatures, and more await the reader of this satisfyingly fast-paced, gripping young adult mystery. George Archer, Eddie Hopkins, and Elizabeth Oldfield, three teenagers from wildly different places--a museum, the streets, and society--find themselves thrown together as they delve into a mystery so complex, and so terrifying, that with each move, their lives are more in danger than ever. Set in the 19th-century, this page-turner features not only a crazed man, but things better left in their graves.
Editors Note Thrown together through weird circumstances, three teens must band together to fend off the madman Augustus Lorimore who is aggressively hunting them down in order to ensure a clear path for his plans to set loose reanimated dead humans and dinosaurs on the streets of London. Reprint.
Editors Note 2 What starts as an ordinary picket-pocketing incident in Victorian London unites three teens against a madman. Eddie is the pickpocket; George is an assistant at the British Museum; Elizabeth has a nose for trouble--and all of them are being hunted by Augustus Lorimore. Lorimore is a sinister factory owner, a villain bent on reanimating the dead, both humans and dinosaurs--and one of each is already terrorizing the streets of London. It's up to Eddie, George, and Elizabeth to stop Lorimore's monsters . . . or die trying.
Editors Note 3 Three teens and a curator of unclassified artifacts at the British Museum match wits with a madman determined to use unorthodox methods to reanimate the dead, both humans and dinosaurs.
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