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  - amaryann21 - LibraryThing

I recently rediscovered John Bellairs, an author I LOVED when I was in middle school. He writes Gothic mystery stories set in the 1940's (the Lewis Barnavelt series, of which this book is the first, I ... Read full review

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User Review  - atuson - LibraryThing

Well the comparisons to Harry Potter seem (to me) to be way off the mark. The book is very American and HP is SO English for a start. And the feel of the books are quite different. However, I'll be ... Read full review


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