Barnaby Grimes

Barnaby Grimes

Legion of the Dead

Book - 2010
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“The corpses swayed where they stood, their bony arms outstretched before them and tattered sleeves hanging limply in the foggy air. I smelled the sourness of the sewers about them; that, and the sweet whiff of death. Their sunken eyes bored into mine. I was surrounded. . . .”

Barnaby Grimes is a tick-tock lad, delivering messages and running errands all over the city, day and night. Gangland funerals and diving expeditions are hazardous enough, but when the graveyards begin to give up their dead, this tick-tock lad is faced with his deadliest challenge yet. . . .

A blood-curdling tale of greed and betrayal. Will Barnaby be defeated by the Legion of the Dead?

Paul Stewart and Chris Riddell’s incomparable Barnaby Grimes returns for another adventure in the third installment of the brilliantly exciting horrorthriller series set in Dickensian London.

Baker & Taylor
A latest entry in the popular series finds tick-tock lad Barnaby Grimes encountering a challenge greater than the gangland funerals and diving expeditions of his past experience when the dead begin rising from the graveyards of Dickensian London.

Baker
& Taylor

Messenger Barnaby Grimes is delivering packages when a local gang "encourages" him to attend a funeral where he begins to face his deadliest challenges.

Publisher: New York : David Fickling Books, 2010, c2008
Edition: 1st American ed
ISBN: 9780385751315
0385751311
Branch Call Number: J SERIES BAR
Characteristics: 224 p. : ill., map ; 22 cm
Additional Contributors: Riddell, Chris
Alternative Title: Legion of the dead

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shiehsamantha
Jun 12, 2011

Another great Barnaby Grimes book! Love the illustrations, as always. By now, though, I really think Barnaby is less of a tick-tock lad and more of a detective...

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