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THE THUGGERY AFFAIR

by Antonia Forest

Published by Faber & Faber. 1st. 1965

Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper. Black cloth, gilt title to spine. 220 pages.

Spine and corners bumped. Cover edges rubbed. Front endpapers have been replaced. Dustwrapper is edge worn, faded to spine.

Stock no. 1305255

 

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Contents

  • Miss Maud Culver staffed the pigeonry with boys who had been in trouble and were now supposed to be going straight. Though the neighbours looked disapprovingly at the boys and the young Marlows called them The Thuggery, there was nothing definite against them until Patrick Merrick and Peter Marlow found a dead pigeon which was carrying powder in a sealed capsule. Then the reaction of The Thuggery left them in no doubt that they had stumbled on a case of drug-smuggling.

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