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A Very Peculiar Plague (City of Orphans, #2) Catherine Jinks

A Very Peculiar Plague (City of Orphans, #2)

Catherine Jinks

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Bogles aint like pigeons. They dont travel in flocks. So why is this corner o London crawling with em?Eleven-year-old Jem Barbary spent most of his early life picking pockets for a canny old crook named Sarah Pickles. Now shes betrayed him,MoreBogles aint like pigeons. They dont travel in flocks. So why is this corner o London crawling with em?Eleven-year-old Jem Barbary spent most of his early life picking pockets for a canny old crook named Sarah Pickles. Now shes betrayed him, and Jem wants revenge. He also wants to work for bogler Alfred Bunce, who kills the child-eating monsters that lurk in the citys cellars and sewers. But Alfred is keen to give up bogling, since he almost lost his last apprentice, Birdie.When numerous children start disappearing around Newgate Prison, Alfred and Jem do join forces, waging an underground war. They even seek help from Birdie, dragging her away from the safe and comfortable home shes found with Miss Edith Eames. Together they learn that theres only one thing more terrifying than facing a whole plague of bogles - and thats facing some of the sinister people from Jems past ...