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The Great Escape

4.08 of 5 stars 4.08  ·  rating details  ·  12 ratings  ·  2 reviews
It's the summer holidays and Millie's bored stiff. Every week, she has to clean windows with her dad at a nearby laboratory. But she's sure something weird is going on inside...Then, one day, a cat comes hurtling through the lobby towards her...and asks her for help. And Max needs a lot of help. He's trying to escape, he wants to know who kidnapped him, and why - who on ea ...more
Paperback, 224 pages
Published November 5th 2007 by Simon & Schuster UK
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I really enjoyed this book. Written by comedian and writer Natalie Haynes, it is a funny and exciting mystery adventure story. 12 year old Millie and her dad are helping out a friend who runs a window cleaning business. One day when her dad and his boss are up on the cradle cleaning the windows of a laboratory Millie is accosted by a cat escaping from the lab. She is shocked when he introduces himself as Max.

The story continues at breathless pace, taking in pre-teen computer hackers, kidnapped p
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This book was okay, it has a common plot, nothing new or suprising.....
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Natalie Haynes, author of THE FURIES (THE AMBER FURY in the UK), is a graduate of Cambridge University and an award-winning comedian, journalist, and broadcaster. She judged the Man Booker Prize in 2013 and was a judge for the final Orange Prize in 2012. Natalie was a regular panelist on BBC2’s Newsnight Review, Radio 4’s Saturday Review, and the long-running arts show, Front Row. She is a guest c ...more
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