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The children's book [electronic resource] : a novel / A.S. Byatt.

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  • ISBN: 9780307272959 (electronic bk. : Adobe Digital Editions)
  • ISBN: 0307272958 (electronic bk. : Adobe Digital Editions)
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (675 p.)
  • Edition: 1st U.S. ed.
  • Publisher: New York : Alfred A. Knopf, 2009.

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General Note: Originally published: London : Chatto & Windus, 2009.
B002PMVY2Y (Amazon Standard Identification Number (ASIN)).
Summary, etc.: When Olive Wellwood's oldest son discovers a runaway named Philip sketching in the basement of the new Victoria and Albert Museum--a talented working-class boy who could be a character out of one of Olive's magical tales--she takes him into the storybook world of her family and friends--a world that conceals more treachery and darkness than Philip has ever imagined and that will soon be eclipsed by far greater forces.
Source of Description Note: Description based on print version record.
Subject: Women authors > Fiction.
Children and adults > Fiction.
Runaway children > Fiction.
Country homes > England > Fiction.
Family secrets > Fiction.
World War, 1914-1918 > England > Fiction.
Genre: Electronic books.
Bildungsromans.

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