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  • Published: 25 March 2015
  • ISBN: 9780141355214
  • Imprint: Puffin Modern Classics
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 304
  • RRP: $17.99

Smith




A Puffin Book - stories that last a lifetime

London street urchin Smith is 12 years old, and an experienced pick-pocket. One day on Ludgate Hill, he robbed an old gentleman, and one minute later watched him silently murdered by two men, who chased him for the document he had stolen but could not understand.
Smith artfully dodges the two men and winds up in the odd company of a wealthy blind man, who takes Smith into his home and provides him with an education. But this new comfort is lost when Smith himself is suspected of the very murder he witnessed.

  • Published: 25 March 2015
  • ISBN: 9780141355214
  • Imprint: Puffin Modern Classics
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 304
  • RRP: $17.99

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Leon Garfield

Leon Garfield was born in Brighton in 1921. He was the acclaimed author of more than thirty novels for children and adults including Devil in the Fog, winner of the inaugural Guardian Children’s Fiction Prize in 1967, The God Beneath the Sea, winner of the 1970 Carnegie Medal, and John Diamond, winner of the 1980 Whitbread literary award. He was also elected a member of the Royal Society of Literature. He died in 1996.

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