The Great Trouble

A Mystery of London, the Blue Death, and a Boy Called Eel

By Hopkinson, Deborah

 Not Rated. Be the first to rate this product!

ISBN
978-0-375-94818-3 978-0-375-84818-6
Publisher
Knopf (Random House Children's Books)


REVIEWS

Horn Book Magazine

Reviewed on September 1, 2013

Thirteen-year-old Eel is a “mudlark,” gleaning and selling bits of rope, rags, and coal from the grimy River Thames. Ever the entrepreneur, he also sweeps Mr. Griggs’s tailor shop and cleans the cages and feeds the pets at Dr. Snow’s house, and now he’s loading bodies into coffins and coffins onto carts, as the Blue Death—cholera—has hit London. A parallel plot line involves a secret Eel...Log In or Sign Up to Read More

Horn Book Guide

Reviewed on January 1, 2013  |  Intermediate Fiction

Thirteen-year-old Eel is a "mudlark," gleaning bits of rope, rags, and coal from the River Thames. He's also loading bodies into coffins as c...Log In or Sign Up to Read More

Become a Pro


This feature is only available to Pro subscribers. Please log in, or upgrade your subscription.

Add To My List

cover
by

This feature is only available to Pro subscribers. Please log in, or upgrade your subscription.

Export


This feature is only available to Pro subscribers. Please log in, or upgrade your subscription.

Save List Search Query


This feature is only available to Pro subscribers. Please log in, or upgrade your subscription.

Follow Lists


This feature is only available to Pro subscribers. Please log in, or upgrade your subscription.