The Bridge in the Clouds (The Magician's House Quartet, #4)
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The Bridge in the Clouds (The Magician's House Quartet #4)

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William, Mary, and Alice return to the ancient and mysterious Golden House in Wales for the holidays, but notice that Uncle Jack is on edge. He and Phoebe rarely speak, and baby Stephanie is always crying. Morden's evil rats are everywhere. Where is the Magician? Now, the three children face their most crucial and desperate adventure of all.
Published November 1st 2001 by Turtleback Books (first published July 15th 1992)
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Benjamin Thomas
I've finally completed the fourth and final book in William Corlett's "The Magician's House Quartet." It took me quite a while to get around to this last book because, quite frankly, I just wasn't all that excited to get to it. Yes, I wanted to wrap up the plot, and The Bridge in the Clouds did do that. But I just grew weary of the whininess of the three children in the series. Also, the author likes to try to draw out the suspense with the old trick of delaying the "what's going on here" part o...more
This book made for a lovely conclusion to the story. It isn't happy-happy, bad things happen, and yet everything is still "okay" in the end -- or, well, not quite: but you know it will be. I was surprised at how much impact the end had on me -- I'd slowly, subtly grown to love the characters, more than I thought I had.
Read it all in one go - my favourite of the four by far. A lovely adventure to round things off, reminded me a bit of Colin Dann's Battle for the Park as well with the whole battle aspect... oh my, poor Cinnabar though, that made me cry! :(
Six-Fingered Nigel
Again, brilliant book. Really sad the series is over, very much enjoyed reading them. Completely unexpected twist at the end which is always good.
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William Corlett (8 October 1938 - 16 August 2005), was an English children's writer, best known for his quartet of novels, The Magician's House, published between 1990 and 1992.

Corlett was born in Darlington, County Durham. He was educated at Fettes College, Edinburgh, then trained as an actor at the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art. He worked as an actor while embarking on a literary career during t...more
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