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Title: GABRIEL-ERNEST AND OTHER TALES
By: Quentin Blake (Illus), Saki
Format: Paperback

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ISBN 10: 1847495923
ISBN 13: 9781847495921
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Publisher: ALMA BOOKS LTD
Pub. date: 15 October, 2015
Pages: 128
Description: An eerie and disquieting tale about the dark side of adolescence, 'Gabriel-Ernest', written with Saki's trademark wit and mischievousness, is here presented with seven other uncanny and macabre tales, featuring Quentin Blake's inimitable illustrations.
Synopsis: The local landowner Van Cheele experiences an unnerving encounter with a youth sunning himself near a pond, and starts to wonder if there is any connection between this wild-looking boy and the recent disappearances of poultry, hares, lambs and, more alarmingly, an infant child in the area. To his astonishment, he discovers the next day that his aunt has decided to take the boy in, buying him a suit of clothes and naming him Gabriel-Ernest. Van Cheele remains suspicious, especially when it is revealed that there is something supernatural about their new ward...
Illustrations: Quentin Blake
Publication: UK
Imprint: Alma Classics
Returns: Returnable
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