THE MYSTERY OF THE CLOCKWORK SPARROW674379
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The Mystery of the Clockwork Sparrow follows the adventures of recently orphaned fourteen-year-old Sophie, a shop girl at the newly opened Sinclair’s Department Store in London. Just as she’s settling into her new life, a priceless object is stolen, a young man is attacked and Sophie is implicated in the crime. Combining mystery, adventure and friendship with a sumptuous Edwardian setting, The Mystery of the Clockwork Sparrow is an absolute joy of a book, transporting the reader to a world of heady glamour offset by a murky criminal underground. It’s Nancy Drew with a PBS twist, and readers of all ages will adore the cast of exceptionally likeable characters. Series: The Clockwork Sparrow Recently orphaned Sophie Taylor, a shopgirl at the newly opened Sinclair’s department store, finds herself involved in mystery and adventure in Edwardian England.