Devil-in-the-fog

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Oxford University Press, 2002 - Children's stories - 167 pages
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A dramatic and eerie story of lost identity and family secrets, told in Leon Garfield's memorable and distinctive style. George Treet is happy with his life as part of a family of travelling actors. But George's world turns upside down when he discovers that Mr Treet is not his real father, and that he must go and live with his real family.Where someone, somewhere out in the fog, is waiting for him...Leon Garfield was one of the most celebrated children's authors of the twentieth century, and won the Guardian Award, The Whitbread Award, and the Carnegie medalThis is a fast-moving, exciting read and is accompanied by atmospheric black and white line drawings by acclaimed artist Jason Cockcroft
 

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Contents

Section 1
1
Section 2
8
Section 3
18
Section 4
26
Section 5
30
Section 6
35
Section 7
41
Section 8
51
Section 11
81
Section 12
90
Section 13
98
Section 14
120
Section 15
128
Section 16
136
Section 17
144
Section 18
156

Section 9
61
Section 10
71

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Author Leon Garfield was born in Brighton, England on July 14, 1921. When World War II began, he stopped studying art and joined the British Army Medical Corps. While posted in Belgium, he met Vivien Alcock, who would later become his wife as well as a popular children's author. After the war, he worked as a biochemical laboratory technician until the 1960's when he became a full-time writer. He wrote more than thirty books for both children and adults and scripted Shakespeare: The Animated Tales for television. His second book, Devil-in-the-Fog won the first ever Guardian Award and was made into a television series. He also won the Carnegie Medal for The God Beneath the Sea, the Whitbread Award for John Diamond, and the Phoenix Award for Smith. His novel Black Jack was made into a full-length feature film and was the joint winner of the International Jury Award at the 1979 Cannes Film Festival. He died in London on June 2, 1996.

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