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good writer with modern children s books i usually have to switch off that part my brain that elights #good writer with modern children s books i usually have to switch off that part of my brain that The Great Black Way: L.A. in the 1940s and the Lost African-American Renaissance delights swirling baroue and atmospheric language but not here and i remember enjoying his books just as much in childhood cue small in myay rant It s New Year s Eve and Benjamin Partridge an apprentice in Mister Corbett s apothecary shop is ready to leave and join his friends and family in the night s celebrations But Mister Corbett sends Benjamin on a last minute A New Reader's Guide to African Literature delivery Littleoes Benjamin realize that this errand may cost him his heart and soul before the night is over and the New Year rings in Leon Garfield reminds me of Roald Dahl Neil Gaiman Chris Priestley and Charles Dickens Mr Corbett s Ghost 4Vaarlem and Tripp 3The Simpleton 3 The first chapter was worth 5 so i found this in my Story Alchemy Authors Craft Book 2 dad and my grandpa s book collection i loved this one so much a small short story but one of my absolute favorites howid A Christmas Carol make it into the history books but not this one Mr Corbett s Ghost is. Mr Corbett is a cruel employer and his young apprentice Benjamin can't help but wish he were ead So when a strange old man offers to make his wish come true Benjam.
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Tyrannical Apothecary He Makes A Christmas Wishapothecary He makes a Christmas wish is granted He goes on to wish he hadn t been so uick to judge It s a wonderful story and one I am looking forward to refreshing in my memory again 3 short stories The first one Mr Corbett s Ghost was stunning and very atmospheric I just couldn t stop reading The second one Vaarlem and Tripp was not so interesting and when I turned a page to read I realised it was over the last one The Simpleton was bette. Of the man he hated most in the worldA brilliant collection of three short stories from a master story teller who will keep you turning the pages until the very en.