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Phyllis Wong, a clever and resourceful young magician and amateur sleuth, finds herself embroiled in a mystery nearly as old as time when she discovers one of her great-grandfather's conjuring secrets! Someone has sold a number of incredibly valuable first editions of Shakespeare's collected plays at the antique auction house The House of Wendlebury and Chief Inspector Inglis suspects foul play. These rare First Folios are in mint condition, but are not forgeries. Where on earth could they have come from? Has a crime been committed? Luckily Phyllis Wong is on the case. But when a famously lost Shakespearean play is scheduled to be auctioned, Phyllis suspects villainy which is seeping into today from the seventeenth century. How can she convince Chief Inspector Inglis what's going on? Surely this is something that has to be seen to be believed? ' An intriguing story about a young magician with a talent for deduction from the author of the bestselling Cairo Jim Chronicles.
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Geoffrey McSkimming is the author of Phyllis Wong and the Forgotten Secrets of Mr Okyto, the bestselling Cairo Jim chronicles and Jocelyn Osgood jaunts, and a book of verse, Ogre in a Toga and Other Perverse Verses. The audio version of this title, narrated by McSkimming, was shortlisted in the Audie Awards in 2008. In addition to the Cairo Jim series and Ogre in a Toga, Geoffrey McSkimming has contributed to magazines and poetry anthologies and also narrates the Cairo Jim chronicles audio books for Bolinda Publishing. He has written five character tours which take place regularly through the galleries at the Art Gallery of NSW in Sydney and a popular performance work, 'The Startling Tale of Hamlet, Prince of Denmark' (with additional dialogue by William Shakespeare).
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