Published June 8, 2004
by Listening Library (Audio) .
Written in English
|Series||Sally Lockhart (1)|
|Contributions||Anton Lesser (Narrator)|
|The Physical Object|
In The Ruby in the Smoke, Phillip Pullman combines three of my favorite things: young adult fiction, a good mystery and a Victorian era setting. Sixteen-year-old Sally Lockhart has recently lost her father in /5(). “The Ruby in the Smoke”, is the first book in a series of “Sally Lockhart Mysteries”, which I figure is a little like a Victorian England version of Nancy Drew (which I still have not read any of).Reviews: For older readers: the Sally Lockhart quartet: The Ruby in the Smoke, The Shadow in the North, The Tiger in the Well, and The Tin Princess; The White Mercedes; and The Broken Bridge. Philip Pullman lives in Oxford, England. To learn more, please visit and (72). The Ruby in the Smoke book. Read 1, reviews from the world's largest community for readers. In search of clues to the mystery of her father's death, 1.
The Ruby in the Smoke a Sally Lockhart Mystery book. Read 1, reviews from the world's largest community for readers. “BEWARE THE SEVEN blessings. "In Dickensian fashion, Pullman tells the story of year-old Sally Lockhart, who becomes involved in a deadly web of events as she searches for a mysterious ruby. The novel is a page turner, peopled with despicable hags, forthright heroes, and children living on the underbelly of 19th-century London. The story's events are exciting, with involved plotting/5(19). Sally Lockhart Mystery Collection Philip Pullman 4 Books Set-The Ruby in the Smoke, The Shadow in the North, The Tiger in the Well, The Tin Princess boo. Sally Lockhart, starting as a year-old in London, England [YA historical thrillers]: The Ruby in the Smoke (Sally Lockhart, #1), The Shadow in th Series Works: The Tiger in the Well, The Tin Princess, The Shadow in the North, The Ruby in the Smoke.
Third Plot Point: Sally resolves to smoke opium again in order to learn the truth about the ruby and what happened to her in her early childhood. This is the only way she will be able to rescue Adelaide and solve the mystery hanging over her. The Ruby in the Smoke is one of those books I've been meaning to read, but somehow, always missed. Philip Pullman, one of all time favourite authors, clearly has a huge following for his Sally Lockhart novels, but there always seemed something a little off while I was reading this/5(). The Ruby in the Smoke: A Sally Lockhart Mystery (Sally Lockhart series) by Philip Pullman. “BEWARE THE SEVEN blessings ” When she first utters these words, year-old Sally Lockhart doesn’t know their meaning. THE RUBY IN THE SMOKE PHILIP PULLMAN A SALLY LOCKHART MYSTERY About the Author Born in Norwich in , Philip Pullman is a world-renowned writer. His novels have won every major award for children's fiction, and are now also established as adult bestsellers.