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Description - Tales from Schwartzgarten: Osbert the Avenger by Christopher William Hill

The first book in the gruesomely funny Tales from Schwartzgarten series.

Meet Osbert Brinkhoff, the unlikeliest of avengers. His is a tale of dark delights and ghastly goings-on, of injustice and revenge. The villains are vicious. The settings are sinister. And good does NOT always prevail...

If you prefer cleavers to kittens and fiends to fairies...then welcome to the GRUESOMELY FUNNY Tales from Schwartzgarten.

Osbert the Avenger is the first in a thrilling series of four books, all set in the fictional city of Schwartzgarten. With shades of Lemony Snicket and Roald Dahl, the Tales from Schwartzgarten are as hilarious as they are dark

This brilliantly woven mock-gothic tale has huge child appeal!

Buy Tales from Schwartzgarten: Osbert the Avenger by Christopher William Hill from Australia's Online Independent Bookstore, Boomerang Books.

Book Details

ISBN: 9781408314555
ISBN-10: 140831455X
Format: Paperback / softback
(196mm x 129mm x 27mm)
Pages: 352
Imprint: Orchard Books
Publisher: Hachette Children's Group
Publish Date: 6-Jun-2013
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - Christopher William Hill

Christopher William Hill was born in Truro, in Cornwall - a little jaundiced, but that was to be expected in the grim days of the 1970s. His mother was a former nurse, so Christopher grew up with a copy of Black's Medical Dictionary to hand, which was ideal reading matter for an enthusiastic hypochondriac. He liked acting and putting on silly voices, and collecting ancient relics which he gathered in a large walk-in wardrobe that called his 'museum'. Christopher loves walking, ocean liners, airships, Victoriana and cake shops.

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