The Devil and His Boy

Dirty, dangerous London – that’s where Tom is heading. Running for his life, pursued by the murderous Ratsey, with a mob of vicious criminals hot on his heels! He needs a miracle – and when he meets Moll Cutpurse, a young pickpocket, it seems that he’s found one. With Moll’s support, Tom decides to try a new life as an actor. But no parts are available in Will Shakespeare’s new play at the Rose Theatre. So Tom accepts a mysterious role in Dr Mobius’s production of The Devil and his Boy, due to be performed before the Queen. Little does he know that he’s about to be caught up in a plot involving political intrigue, treason and murder… A brilliant tale of danger set in the dark streets of Elizabethan London.

“A cracking historical adventure… Thrilling.” TES

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  • It’s historical fiction, the first ever book of anthony Horowitz i read; it was a bit boring though

    8 March 2014

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    Anthony Horowitz

    It’s 15 years since the first awesome Alex Rider adventure and they’re still the real deal, loved by millions worldwide.

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    Anthony’s awards include the Booksellers Association/Nielsen Author of the Year Award 2007, the Children’s Book of the Year for Ark Angel and the Red House Children’s Book Awards for Skeleton Key. In 2013 he was awarded an OBE for services to literature.

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