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Clockwork - Philip Pullman
Clockwork
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In this story about an apprentice clockmaker who sells his soul, Philip Pullman draws from classic literature to interweave elements of "Frankenstein, Pinocchio, Faust" and "The Nightingale".
In this story about an apprentice clockmaker who sells his soul, Philip Pullman draws from classic literature to interweave elements of "Frankenstein, Pinocchio, Faust" and "The Nightingale".
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Format: hardcover
ISBN: 9780590129992 (0590129996)
Publisher: Scholastic Inc.
Pages no: 112
Edition language: English
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TheBecks
TheBecks rated it
I picked this book up on a whim at the thrift store today. I'd never read any of Pullman's 'other' stories, meaning the ones that are not part of the His Dark Materials trilogy, so I wanted to see what this would be like. From the description, it sounded very different than what it actually was. It ...
guiltlessreader
guiltlessreader rated it
Scary and beautifulA wonderful short story that will creep you out and draw you in with its simple and beautiful language, and dreamy black and white illustrations.
TsalagiWriter
TsalagiWriter rated it
Karl is an apprentice clockmaker and soon the day is coming where his apprenticeship comes to an end. Karl is to make a figure to put in the clock for all to see. All clockmakers have done so before him, but the problem is he has failed and doesn't have a figure to put in the clock.One night while a...
Dem
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3.0 Clockwork
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