Author: Leon Garfield

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Book:John Diamond

John Diamond

Leon Garfield

Young William Jones is on a desperate search through darkest London for John Diamond, the son of a man his father apparently once cheated badly. Will he find him? Originally published in the United States as Footsteps, John Diamond “combines a cast of remarkable eccentrics with superb sensory descriptions” (The Horn Book).

Book:The God Beneath the Sea

The God Beneath the Sea

Leon Garfield, Edward Blishen

The story encompasses two great events; the first fall of the god Hephaestus, hurled out of Olympus by his mother Hera for his ugliness; and his second fall, when this misshapen artist-god is rejected by Zeus for daring to accuse his father of brutal cruelty.

Book:Devil-in-the-Fog

Devil-in-the-Fog

Leon Garfield

This book tells the spell-binding tale of George Treet, a boy who is quite content with his life as part of a family of travelling actors. Until one day his father tells him that he isn't really his son and is, in fact, the son of a rich and powerful man. George must enter a new world, complete with strange servants, an unfriendly mother, a dying father, and a murderous uncle.

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