The Eddie Dickens Trilogy(2003)
(A book in the Eddie Dickens series)
An omnibus of novels by Philip Ardagh
AWFUL ENDWhen both of Eddie Dickens's parents catch a disease that makes them turn yellow, go a bit crinkly round the edges and smell of hot water bottles, it's agreed he should go and stay with relatives at their house Awful End. Unfortunately for Eddie, those relatives are Mad Uncle Jack and Even-Madder Aunt Maud, and it doesn't look as if the three of them are ever going to reach their destination ...DREADFUL ACTSEddie Dickens narrowly avoids an explosion, a hot-air balloon and arrest, only to find himself falling head-over heels for a girl with a face like a camel's, and into the hands of a murderous gang of escaped convicts who have 'one little job for him to do'.TERRIBLE TIMESEddie had been given the task of travelling to America to look after his family's interests there. But his life is never that simple; especially with a potential stowaway in his trunk, and Lady Constance Bustle at his side. She's a professional 'travelling companion', whose previous employers seem to have died under the most remarkable and unfortunate circumstances ...
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Used availability for Philip Ardagh's The Eddie Dickens Trilogy
May 2007 : UK Hardback
August 2011 : UK Paperback
October 2003 : UK Paperback
Title: The Eddie Dickens Boxset: "Awful End", "Dreadful Acts", "Terrible Times" (The Eddie Dickens Trilogy - books 1, 2 & 3): "Awful Ends", "Dreadful Acts", "Terrible Times"
Author(s): Philip Ardagh
ISBN: 0-571-22073-8 / 978-0-571-22073-1 (UK edition)
Publisher: Faber & Faber
Availability: Amazon UK
August 2011 : USA, Canada, UK Kindle edition