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The Secret of the Old Clock - Russell H. Tandy, Sara Paretsky, Carolyn Keene
The Secret of the Old Clock
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3.61 650
Format: hardcover
ISBN: 9781557091550 (1557091552)
Publisher: Applewood Books
Pages no: 210
Edition language: English
Series: Nancy Drew 7 (#1)
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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...
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It's Legal Here... 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. ...
The Lethal Librarian
The Lethal Librarian rated it
2.0 The Secret of the Old Clock
Amazon Kindle version is incorrect version. It is NOT the 80th Anniversary edition. The Kindle one is the 1950's, not 1930's version.This version is bland and insipid with many editing errors. The best aspects of Nancy Drew is now gone.I was looking forward to a totally different type of YA, more...
Amara's Eden
Amara's Eden rated it
3.0 [Book Review] The Secret of the Old Clock (Nancy Drew, #1) by Carolyn Keene
If you're a reader, you've almost certainly heard of Nancy Drew; she's the Girl Detective, originating in the thirties, getting revamped in the fifties, and ultimately carrying on into the 2010s--and hopefully beyond.And this, The Secret of the Old Clock, is a fair bet for the most well-known Nancy ...
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