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The Toymakers - Robert Dinsdale
The Toymakers
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Do you remember when you believed in magic?The Emporium opens with the first frost of winter. It is the same every year. Across the city, when children wake to see ferns of white stretched across their windows, or walk to school to hear ice crackling underfoot, the whispers begin: the Emporium is... show more
Do you remember when you believed in magic?The Emporium opens with the first frost of winter. It is the same every year. Across the city, when children wake to see ferns of white stretched across their windows, or walk to school to hear ice crackling underfoot, the whispers begin: the Emporium is open! It is 1917, and London has spent years in the shadow of the First World
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ISBN: 9781473551602
Pages no: 320
Edition language: English
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Fantasy
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Lora Hates Spam
Lora Hates Spam rated it
5.0 The Toy Makers
by Robert Dinsdale This is a story about a magical toyshop in the heart of Mayfair, just at the beginning of WWI. A young girl, Cathy, is pregnant and not at all happy with her parent's plans to send her to a 'home' where her baby will be sold to adoptive parents and she can try to pick up the thr...
drallapaul
drallapaul rated it
4.0 A fine piece of magic realism – a little long but very good
This novel takes us from 1906 to 1953 in the life of Papa Jack's Emporium in which toys are miraculously brought to life to the delight of shoppers in the winter months. It is also the story of Cathy Wray who finds herself arriving there in 1906 and her development alongside the Godman family who ru...
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