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The Solitaire Mystery

The Solitaire Mystery
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Jostein Gaarder (13 items)
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Description: 12-year-old Hans Thomas's mother left him and his father eight years ago, and a recent sighting of her in a Cretan fashion magazine motivates them to drive from Norway to Greece to find her. Hans Thomas's father is a self-declared philosopher, the 'joker in the pack', so the young boy has learnt to think deeply already. But when a cold-handed dwarf hands him a small magnifying glass and directs them to Dorf, a mountain town in the wrong direction, things start to get a little strange. Here Hans Thomas is given 'the sticky bun book', a tiny volume containing the secrets of a magic island, and indeed, his own destiny. Packed ful ... (more)
Manufacturer: Orion Children's Books (an Imprint of The Orion Publishing Group Ltd )
Release date: 13 June 1996
ISBN-10 : 1897580096 | ISBN-13: 9781897580097
Tags: Philosophy (1), BookCrossing Release (1), Fiction (1), Novel (1), Fantasy (1), Journey (1), Metafiction (1)
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