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Winning Year: 1962
Author: Pauline Clarke
Title: The Twelve and the Genii

Original Publisher: Faber
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Format: Paperback
ISBN: 1903252091
Out of 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.


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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.

 



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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.

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