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The Dark Missions Of Edgar Brim

The Dark Missions Of Edgar Brim

Edgar Brim is a sensitive orphan who, exposed to horror stories from his father as a young child, is afraid of almost everything and suffers from nightly terrors. Unsurprisingly, being sent to a gloomy school in Scotland where he is roundly bullied does not help. At age 16 he fin... read full description below.

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ISBN 9781770496989
Barcode 9781770496989
Published 15 May 2016 by Misc - United Book Distributor
Format Hardback
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Author(s) By Peacock, Shane
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ISBN-13 9781770496989
ISBN-10 177049698X
Stock Available
Status Indent title (sourced internationally), usually ships 4-6 weeks post release/order
Publisher Misc - United Book Distributor
Imprint Tundra Books
Publication Date 15 May 2016
International Publication Date 12 May 2016
Publication Country Canada Canada
Format Hardback
Author(s) By Peacock, Shane
Category Fiction (Child / Teen)
Horror & Ghost Stories, Chillers
Number of Pages 348
Dimensions Width: 148mm
Height: 216mm
Spine: 30mm
Weight 459g
Interest Age Children / Young Adults
Reading Age Children / Young Adults
Library of Congress Scotland, Horror fiction, Orphans, Characters and characteristics in literature, Horror tales
NBS Text Young Adult Fiction
ONIX Text Young adult
Dewey Code 813.6
Catalogue Code Not specified

Description of this Book

Edgar Brim is a sensitive orphan who, exposed to horror stories from his father as a young child, is afraid of almost everything and suffers from nightly terrors. Unsurprisingly, being sent to a gloomy school in Scotland where he is roundly bullied does not help. At age 16 he finds a journal belonging to his novelist father, which inspires him to stand up to his bullies. At the urging of a mysterious professor, he becomes a member of an eccentric society which believes that monsters from works of famous literature are real. Unfortunatly, this only adds to his fears.

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Awards, Reviews & Star Ratings

NZ Review PRAISE FOR Eye of the Crow .. .The first intriguing volume in an ambitious new series ... plenty of readers will like the smart, young detective they find here, and find themselves irresistibly drawn into his thrilling adventures. - Starred Review and Top Ten Crime Fiction for Youth, Booklist The details of the plot are plausible, the pacing well timed, and the historical setting vividly depicted ... the characters enrich the book and help give Holmes's storied abilities credence. - Starred Review, School Library Journal In Eye of the Crow, Shane Peacock has created a cleverly inventive background story for Sherlock Holmes that explains the adult character's reluctance to talk about his family life. He's also managed to create a thrilling, impeccably paced murder mystery. - Starred Review and Books of the Year, Quill & Quire

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Author's Bio

SHANE PEACOCK was born in Thunder Bay, Ontario, and grew up in Kapuskasing. A biographer, journalist and screenwriter, he is also the author of several novels and plays. He has received many honors for his writing, including the prestigious Arthur Ellis Award for Eye of the Crow and Becoming Holmes and the Geoffrey Bilson Award for Historical Fiction for Vanishing Girl, all titles in his Boy Sherlock Holmes series. Shane Peacock lives with his wife and three children near Cobourg, Ontario. Visit him at his website: www.shanepeacock.ca and follow him on twitter: @Shane_Author

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