Black Hearts in Battersea

Publisher: Red Fox

Review

In Joan Aiken's imagined early nineteenth-century Britain, James III of the Hanoverians is on the throne. Simon, one of the characters from The Wolves of Willoughby Chase, comes to London to study with his patron, but when he arrives, his patron is nowhere to be found. Thus begins Simon's quest to find him, which soon sees himself involved with the family of the Duke of Battersea at Battersea Castle. He also meets Dido Twite, the famed heroine of many other favourite Aiken adventures.

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