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Two action-packed classic thrillers from one of our best-known authors about a motley group of urchins who form THE NEW CUT GANG and solve puzzling crimes in late Victorian London.

Benny, Thunderbolt, Bridie, Sharky and the Peretti twins are a mixed bunch of vagabonds and urchins who come together to form the New Cut Gang in two comic tales of stolen silver and skulduggery.

Fake coins are turning up all over Lambeth and the finger of suspicion is pointing at Thunderbolt's dad - could he really be the forger? The crime-busting New Cut Gang come to the rescue!

And when just two clues - a blob of wax and a Swedish match - are discovered at the scene of a break-in, the children find themselves on the trail of an extremely cunning criminal.

Set in late Victorian London, these gripping thrillers have now been put together in a single volume - with new illustrations throughout from Horrible Histories illustrator, Martin Brown.

Reviews

Fast, funny - gripping stuff

The Sunday Times

Another cracker from Pullman

Guardian

An extraordinary writer

Observer

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Formats & editions

  • Paperback

    9780552572149

    May 15, 2015

    Yearling

    352 pages

    RRP $24.99

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