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The palace of memory by Julian Sedgwick

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Published by Carolrhoda Books in Minneapolis .
Written in English


  • Adventure and adventurers,
  • Racially mixed people,
  • Orphans,
  • Circus,
  • Magic tricks,
  • Fiction

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Danny Woo has just escaped from the jaws of death. But he"s still haunted by the suspicious deaths of his parents, who were the star performers in a radical traveling circus, the Mysterium. When he discovers that the Mysterium is re-forming in Barcelona without him he"s devastated. But after learning that the Mysterium"s enemies may be active in Barcelona, he rushes to warn his friends.Could there be a traitor within the company itself? If Danny wants to live long enough to find the answers, he will need all the skills his parents taught him. He senses that everything is linked to his parents" deaths . . . and to the clues they left behind. Author Biography.

Edition Notes

StatementJulian Sedgwick
SeriesMysterium -- 2
The Physical Object
Pagination346 p.
Number of Pages346
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL27228730M
ISBN 101467775681
ISBN 109781467775687

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