The Ruby in the Smoke

A Sally Lockhart Mystery

Pullman, Philip, 1946-

(Paperback - 2008)
Average Rating: 4 stars out of 5.
The Ruby in the Smoke
In nineteenth-century London, sixteen-year-old Sally, a recent orphan, becomes involved in a deadly search for a mysterious ruby.
Published: New York : Alfred A. Knopf, [2008], c1985.
Edition: 1st trade pbk. ed.
ISBN: 9780375845161
Branch Call Number: YA PUL
Characteristics: 230 p. ;,21 cm.


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Aug 19, 2014
  • apidae rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

The writing style is very polished. As you're reading along, you can feel comfortable looking for the little hints and clues on what is going to happen next. The characters are likeable and not annoying. The main character specifically is my favorite because of her unusual talents.

Jun 17, 2013
  • White_Butterfly_20 rated this: 4.5 stars out of 5.

I have had this book on my bookcase for 3 or 4 years and finally got around to reading it. It was really engaging and eventful. It was well written and you got the feel for that era in London. I definitely recommend this book.


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