Winning Year: 1962 Author: Pauline Clarke Title: The Twelve and the Genii
Faber Current Publisher:
Jane Nissen Books Format:
1903252091 In Print
The Bronte children first brought the twelve wooden soldiers to life, and now, more than a hundred years later, they are rediscovered by two modern-day Genii, Max and Jane. The soldiers are so valuable and precious that now collectors from all over the world are frantically searching for them, at any cost.
Pauline Clarke graduated from Somerville College, Oxford and married the historian Peter Hunter Blair in 1969. She wrote under her own name and used a pseudonym, Helen Clare.
Pauline clarkes the twelve and the genii stands out as a unique book, a fantasy of humans and miniature people, built on a literary precursor like th whites charming and endangered mistress mashams repose,1946, and a worthy partner to mary nortons earlier borrower stories. By john,in australia.