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King and Joker free pdf In the cavernous halls of Buckingham Palace, a series of pranks lead to murder in this mystery by CWA Gold Dagger winner Peter Dickinson Princess Louise and her father, King Victor II of England, agree that life has become painfully dull. When she s not in school, Louise spends her days roaming the palace and fulfilling her royal duties while her father fusses over budgets and attempts to keep his family out of the tabloids. So when a prankster begins placing frogs on the breakfast trays, Louise delights in the break from routine as does King Victor. But this innocent mischief soon escalates into bloodshed when a body is found in the palace. In an attempt to quell his family s panic, King Victor resolves to catch the killer. At last he has a purpose but the palace may be in greater danger than either he or Louise suspects."

About Peter Dickinson

Peter Dickinson was born in Africa but raised and educated in England. From 1952 to 1969 he was on the editorial staff of"Punch," and since then has earned his living writing fiction of various kinds for children and adults. His books have been published in several languages throughout the world. The recipient of many awards, Dickinson has been shortlisted nine times for the prestigious Carnegie Medal for children s literature and was the first author to win it twice.The author of twenty-one crime and mystery novels for adults, Dickinson was also the first to win the Gold Dagger of the Crime Writers Association for two books running: "The Glass-Sided Ants Nest" (1968) and"The Old English Peepshow" (1969). A collection of Dickinson s poetry, "The Weir," was published in 2007.His latest book, "In the Palace of the Khans," was published in 2012 and was nominated for the Carnegie Medal. Dickinson has served as chairman of the Society of Authors and is a fellow of the Royal Society of Literature.He was made an Officer of the Order of the British Empire in 2009 for services to literature."

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Author : Peter Dickinson
Publisher : Open Road Media Mystery
Data Published : 07 April 2015
ISBN : 1497684412
EAN : 9781497684416
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 216 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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