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A Trick of the Dark by Kenneth Lillington

A Trick of the Dark (1994)

by Kenneth Lillington

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When she was eight years old, Kate Crimonesi had a quarrel with her father.
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A darkly humorous and macabre story of obsession and revenge. Kate was eight when she first saw the elf, but nobody else could see it. The second time was ten years later, and this time it was real. The author was shortlisted for the 1990 "Guardian" Children's Fiction Award for "Josephine".

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A mysterious and malevolent elf has begun to intrude on the thoughts of eighteen-year old Kate; when she seeks help from Professor Bodkin she finds that he has become a victim of ancient forces into which he has delved too far, and that he will only be released with her help. Suggested level: secondary.… (more)

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