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The Hunchback Assignments - Arthur Slade
The Hunchback Assignments
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A gripping new series combines Steampunk, spying, and a fantastic Victorian London.The mysterious Mr. Socrates rescues Modo, a child in a traveling freak show. Modo is a hunchback with an amazing ability to transform his appearance, and Mr. Socrates raises him in isolation as an agent for the... show more
A gripping new series combines Steampunk, spying, and a fantastic Victorian London.The mysterious Mr. Socrates rescues Modo, a child in a traveling freak show. Modo is a hunchback with an amazing ability to transform his appearance, and Mr. Socrates raises him in isolation as an agent for the Permanent Association, a spy agency behind Brittania’s efforts to rule the empire. At 14, Modo is left on the streets of London to fend for himself. When he encounters Octavia Milkweed, another Association agent, the two uncover a plot by the Clockword Guild behind the murders of important men. Furthermore, a mad scientist is turning orphan children into automatons to further the goals of the Guild. Modo and Octavia journey deep into the tunnels under London and discover a terrifying plot against the British government. It’s up to them to save their country.
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Format: hardcover
ASIN: B004KAB4WE
Publisher: Wendy Lamb Books
Pages no: 288
Edition language: English
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AmySea
AmySea rated it
3.0 The Hunchback Assignments / by Arthur Slade
Not a bad book. It was entertaining, although I was a little confused at to the motivation of "the bad guys." There is a lot of room for character development and growth, which could lead to lots of interesting stories as the series progresses. The Hunchback Assignments obviously pays homage to st...
Alan's "Whatever" Blog
Alan's "Whatever" Blog rated it
4.0 The Hunchback Assignments
I enjoyed this one but its part of a 4 book series so Ill write a review after I read all of them
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