[PDF/EBOOK] The Empty Sleeve BY Leon Garfield

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Y in the neighbourhood Can he withstand the temptation they presentAt home Paul who has maliciously switched his ship for Peter's watches in horror as Peter's ship ominously shivers and breaksA colourful and gripping tale of eighteenth century adventure The Empty Sleeve will chill and delight readers with its sizzling tension and suspense. This was a real treat from my youth Leon Garfield is a master at creating an evocative olde England atmosphere Full of mystery and evocative description I really enjoyed remembering how much I enjoyed this in the first place Looking forward to rediscovering some Leon Garfield classics seem to remember that John Diamond was excellent

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The Empty Sleeve

Born on the chime of noon Peter and Paul Gannet enter a world full of dire prophecy Twins is bad enough cries old Mr Bagley a ship's carpenter but Saturday makes it worse Saturday's child will see ghostsNow Peter is fourteen and apprenticed to a locksmith He dreams of going to sea and dislikes his new job but it's better than living at ho. Young man from a poor background checkLate eighteenth early nineteenth century checkOlder male character who takes protagonist under his wings but may have to him either for the better or worse checkMain characters indulges in a little light criminality which we don t hate them for but establishes them as being in the precarious side of the law checkSlightly peculiar ghostly goings on checkThemes and characters that should probably not be in a book marketed for children checkPeople with the names of birds check Including Gannet Shoveller Woodcock Kite Jay and Crane also two main characters being called Peter and Paul like the dickie birds in the rhymeReally striking writing that is far better than man

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Me where his parents fawn over saintly Paul and make Peter their scapegoatIf only Peter had money twenty pounds he could book passage on a ship and escape the life he hates All he owns is a ship in a bottle Mr Bagley presented to the twins saying they would foretell the fate of Saturday's child But he has access to a duplicate of every ke. Gekregen van een vriend die het in Zeist gevonden had maar er niets mee deed Jammer dat het een kinderboek is iedereen hier in huis is er te oud voor maar ik heb het toch gelezenTja zo n gevonden boek heeft toch iets bijzonders dan moet ik het toch cht lezen Leuk boek nog best spannend Grappig die liefde tussen twee broers en de ondeugendheid van de wereld


4 thoughts on “The Empty Sleeve

  1. says:

    Young man from a poor background checkLate eighteenth early nineteenth century checkOlder male character who takes protagonist under his wings but may have to him either for the better or worse checkMain characters indulges in a litt

  2. says:

    Gekregen van een vriend die het in Zeist gevonden had maar er niets mee deed Jammer dat het een kinderboek is iedereen hier in huis is er te oud voor maar ik heb het toch gelezenTja zo'n gevonden boek heeft toch iets bijzonders dan moet ik het toch écht lezen Leuk boek nog best spannend Grappig die liefde tusse

  3. says:

    This was a real treat from my youth Leon Garfield is a master at creating an evocative 'olde England' atmosphere' Full of mystery and evocative description I really enjoyed remembering how much I enjoyed this in the first place Looking forward to rediscovering some Leon Garfield classics seem to remember that John Diamo

  4. says:

    Very clever Tense atmospheric creepy Full of glorious textured description 'sailors with escapes so narrow you had to listen to them sideways' My favourite uote from a great book

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