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The extraordinary and unusual adventures of Horatio Lyle

The extraordinary and unusual adventures of Horatio Lyle

Webb, Catherine, 1986-

In Victorian London, Horatio Lyle is a former Special Constable with a passion for science and invention. He's also an occasional, but reluctant, sleuth. When Her Majesty's Government calls, Horatio swaps his microscope for a magnifying glass, and sallies forth to unravel a mystery

Paperback, Book. English. Children's stories. Detective and mystery stories.
Published London: Atom, 2006
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Statement of responsibility: Catherine Webb
ISBN: 1904233619, 9781904233619
Physical Description: 311 p. ; 20 cm.
Subject: Scientists England London Juvenile fiction.; London (England) History 19th century Juvenile fiction.; Detectives England London Juvenile fiction.

Accelerated Reading

Book Level: 5.8
Interest Level: UY
Points: 12
Quiz Number: 211215

Author note

Having published her extraordinary debut, Mirror Dreams, at the age of 14, Catherine Webb has quickly established herself as one of the most talented and exciting young writers in the UK.


[Catherine Webb is] by any standards, a Writer, in the proper sense. She produces clever, surprising prose. . . Rich in action and character.
Sunday Times||A hell of a romp, fuelled by the kind of unstoppable imagination that only the young can achieve
Seven magazine (Sunday Telegraph)||A thrilling story
Sunday Times||A heady concoction
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