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The Secret of The Old Clock - Carolyn Keene
The Secret of The Old Clock
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In this first of the Nancy Drew Mystery Stories, Nancy, unaided, seeks to find a missing will. Her search not only tests her keen mind but also leads her into a thrilling adventure. This volume presents the original, 1930 version of the story. In 1959 the story was rewritten and condensed and... show more
In this first of the Nancy Drew Mystery Stories, Nancy, unaided, seeks to find a missing will. Her search not only tests her keen mind but also leads her into a thrilling adventure. This volume presents the original, 1930 version of the story. In 1959 the story was rewritten and condensed and this original version went out of print.
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Format: hardcover
ISBN: 9780448095707 (044809570X)
Publisher: Grosset & Dunlap
Pages no: 180
Edition language: English
Series: Nancy Drew 7 (#1)
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Abandoned by Booklikes
Abandoned by Booklikes rated it
2.0 Old School Nancy Drew Does Not Hold Up
I was just as shocked as anyone when I started to read "The Secret of the Old Clock" and found Nancy to be annoying. She and the other characters are sketched so thin and the whole story in this one was just off-putting. I also didn't think that Nancy was some great detective. She went snooping (tho...
A Man With An Agenda
A Man With An Agenda rated it
4.0 The (Original) Secret of the Old Clock, Nancy Drew #1
A little over a year ago I read 'Secret of the Old Clock' and mentioned being intrigued, but not necessarily interested in reading the original versions of the classic juvenile detective novels. Of course, in a year's time I've become convinced I need to not only read the old volumes, but to collect...
Portable Magic
Portable Magic rated it
4.0 The Secret of the Old Clock ★★★☆☆
After reading and comparing the 1930 original with the 1959 revision, it’s clear that much of the original charm was lost in the update. The original version featured a boisterously independent Nancy and a raucous cast of characters and events, but also some horrifyingly racist caricatures. In clean...
Pippin & The Book Next Door
Pippin & The Book Next Door rated it
3.0 Ah, Nostalgia. You're the most insensible of all feelings of pleasantness.
Just for your awareness, I am knowledgeable about the fact that as a person who makes an effort (to an almost intolerable degree, might I add) to word everything I speak and/or write eloquently, my saying that this novel is boring because of its cumbersome dialogue is most likely not in my favor. In...
the reading chronicles
the reading chronicles rated it
4.0 Carolyn Keene (or whoever actually wrote it)'s The Secret of the Old Clock
Nancy Drew's keen mind is tested when she searches for a missing will. [ synopsis (stretching a bit calling it that) from goodreads ] So I recently found this book at Goodwill and bought it on a whim. Yeaaaars ago, my mom gave me what she had of the series but she didn't have the first couple. ...
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