The house with a clock in its walls

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Dial Press, 1973 - Juvenile Fiction - 179 pages
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A boy goes to live with his magician uncle in a mansion that has a clock hidden in the walls which is ticking off the minutes until doomsday.

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User Review  - PattyHoward - LibraryThing

This is another great author for books for boys. My kids love John Bellairs, and this is their favorite. I love the book because it is creepy and suspenseful, yet isn't so scary that it stays with kids after they go to bed (or gives them nightmares.) Perfect for boys around 4th grade and above. Read full review

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User Review  - Cheryl_in_CC_NV - LibraryThing

I really should have read this when I was a child. ? It is written for children, after all, with just the right amount of scariness, heroism, detail, and fable. ? But I don't like horror/ supernatural ... Read full review


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