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The lamplighter

Jackie Kay

The lamplighter

by Jackie Kay

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Published by Bloodaxe Books in Tarset, Northumberland [England] .
Written in English

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 96).

StatementJackie Kay
LC ClassificationsPR6061.A932 L36 2008
The Physical Object
Pagination96 p. ;
Number of Pages96
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24546368M
ISBN 101852248041
ISBN 109781852248048
LC Control Number2008472409

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Robert Louis Stevenson - It is sadly ironic that RLS, under whose pen Scotland and the Scottish character burst into life, was exiled to a life and death so far from his native land. Maria Susanna CUMMINS ( - ) Gertrude began life as an abused child in the care of Nan Grant, a cold and cruel woman. The only human character who was kind to her was the lamplighter.

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