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The Book of Fires: A Novel
The Book of Fires: A Novel Jane Borodale 014311848X 9780143118480 A spectacular debut (Booklist) reminiscent of Geraldine Brooks Year of Wonders. It is 1752, and seventeen-year-old Agnes Trussel is pregnant with an unwanted child.
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The Book of Fires: A Novel by Jane Borodale

A spectacular debut (Booklist) reminiscent of Geraldine Brooks Year of Wonders. It is 1752, and seventeen-year-old Agnes Trussel is pregnant with an unwanted child. Facing certain misery at home, she flees rural Sussex for London. Overwhelmed by the crowded, grim streets, Agnes finds herself at the home of Mr. J. Blacklock, a brooding fireworks maker who hires her as an apprentice. As she learns to make joins his quest to make the most spectacular fireworks the world has ever seen. Meanwhile, the clock is ticking on Agness secret-but her mysterious mentor is hatching plans of his own.

Author: Jane Borodale

Language: English

Edition: Reprint

Binding: Paperback

Pages: 368

Publisher: Penguin Books

Publication Date: 2010-12-28

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ISBN: 014311848X


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