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Description - Highwayman by Melvin Burgess

In Tudor times the punishment for highway robbery was death. Young Will is bored hanging round his parent's inn and, being none too bright either, he decides to get involved in a plot to rob the local highway. He loves drama, the guns and the loot, but he is on another robber's patch.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780713661057
ISBN-10: 0713661054
Format: Hardback
(205mm x 135mm x mm)
Pages: 96
Imprint: A & C Black (Childrens books)
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
Publish Date: 1-Sep-2002
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - Melvin Burgess

Melvin Burgess is one of the most interesting and respected children's authors writing today. In 1997 he won the Carnegie medal for his story about young heroin addicts, Junk. His last novel Lady: My Life as a Bitch even received coverage in The Sun newspaper. Never one to flinch from gritty subjects he has written a thrilling tale of Tudor highway robbery. Melvin also wrote the acclaimed Copper Treasure, part of the Flashbacks series.

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