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  • Published: 31 August 2013
  • ISBN: 9781448173914
  • Imprint: Penguin eBooks
  • Format: EBook
  • Pages: 192

Bostock and Harris




Would you trade your sister for a telescope? Another hilarious adventure starring Bostock and Harris.

On the night that Piggot's Comet will appear over Brighton, the town plan to honour it with music and dancing. Harris, however, has other ideas. Being scientifically minded, he thinks only of observing the comet in detail. He persuades his good friend Bostock to part with his father's telescope in exchange for the affections of Harris's sister, Mary. Unfortunately, as Mary does not care for Bostock, Harris is forced to apply his powerful mind to the problems of courtship and love.

  • Published: 31 August 2013
  • ISBN: 9781448173914
  • Imprint: Penguin eBooks
  • Format: EBook
  • Pages: 192

About the author

Leon Garfield

Leon Garfield was born in Brighton in 1921. He was the acclaimed author of more than thirty novels for children and adults including Devil in the Fog, winner of the inaugural Guardian Children’s Fiction Prize in 1967, The God Beneath the Sea, winner of the 1970 Carnegie Medal, and John Diamond, winner of the 1980 Whitbread literary award. He was also elected a member of the Royal Society of Literature. He died in 1996.

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Praise for Bostock and Harris

A delicious literary concoction bubbling along with the author's perfect sense of dramatic timing and with his mixture of earthy humour and effervescent wit

The Horn Book

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