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The Thief Lord

Average rating
4 out of 5
Based on 34,661 Ratings and 2,942 Reviews

Book Description
Imagine a Dickens story with a Venetian setting, and you'll have a good sense of Cornelia Funke's prizewinning novel The Thief Lord, first published in Germany in 2000. This suspenseful tale begins in a detective's office in Venice, as the entirely unpleasant Hartliebs request Victor Getz's services to search for two boys, Prosper and Bo, the sons of Esther Hartlieb's recently deceased sister... More
Book Information
PublisherDemco Media
BindingTurtleback (36 editions)
Reading LevelAges 9-12
# of Pages349
Publication Date10/2003
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About CORNELIA FUNKE (Author) : CORNELIA FUNKE is a published author and a narrator of children's books. Some of the published credits of CORNELIA FUNKE include The Thief Lord (Unabridged), Inkheart (Unabridged), Dragon Rider (Unabr... more
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10/31/2012 ES Ivy tagged as: I recommend, I read

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2/3/2012 Valarie Budayr said: Five out of Five Stars.
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9/22/2011 Gail Fattori tagged as: I'm reading

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7/1/2010 Sheri Radford tagged as: I recommend

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11/18/2009 Cole Rush

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6/30/2009 Nicole Downing said: Visit my blog for a review on this book http://snikysnake.blogspot.com/
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1/13/2009 Aletia Morstad said: i enjoyed reading this as an eleven year old and still enjoy the story today
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10/25/2008 Angela Mann said: 52471
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10/15/2008 Jennifer Nocera said: I really liked this book, and it is one of only a few books that I could also convince my sister to read!
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9/8/2008 k. stokes smith tagged as: I recommend, I read

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6/1/2008 Christy Evers said: It took me 10 chapter to get into this book, but once I got there, I was hooked and couldn't read enough. A fun and fresh read.
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11/21/2007 Lynndy Bennett tagged as: I recommend, I read

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10/16/2007 Diane Smith said: One of my favorite authors!
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9/8/2007 elizabeth o. dulemba tagged as: I Read

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4/5/2007 Little Willow tagged as: I Read

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