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Lunatics and Luck - Raven Mysteries (The Raven Mysteries #3)

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Join the wonderfully weird Otherhand family and their faithful guardian, Edgar the raven, and discover the dark secrets of Castle Otherhand. Solstice and Cudweed are appalled to find their father has appointed a new school master. But things get even worse when the grumpy, viciously mean teacher actually arrives. The Otherhand children are sure there's something more to hi ...more
Hardcover, 243 pages
Published 2010 by Orion Children's Books
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Robert
Edgar is back and in fine fettle...for his age, which is more than considerable. The Guardian of Otherhand Castle is alarmed when kitchen maids start dying in extremely unlikely ways and an extremely hairy tutor arrives to bore the two older children of the household with such things as geography homework.

Matters get ever stranger, what with coins coming to rest on their edges and a certain sticky monkey ceasing to harass all and sundry...so not everything is going badly, but still, there is a M
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Zayneea
Not sure I liked this one as much as the first 2, but it was still a fun read which I enjoyed.

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Here are some quotes from the book which sort of tell you whats it's about without actually giving too much away...

"Lunatics! I thought.
Lunatics and luck! A twin curse upon Castle Otherhand!"

"Luck of Otherhand was a single solitaire diamond the size of a good raven's head at least, but which, despite its obvious and enormous value, was cursed."

"'I don't get it,' said Cudweed. 'None of that make
...more
Taranpreet
I got bored at the start but then it was OK.
Sara
I really loved the book and the other ones I have to finish the three other ones
Jenni
This time the foucs is on a "fake-werewulf" and a "cursed diamond". As the 2 former books, it's still the maidens who suffers from the death, and I still dislike the attitude from the absent parents.
Solstice and Edgar are just growing on me with each book and for me, their relationship is the highlight. I don't know why, but maybe because of the author's description of Fellah (a money), it seems like he dislike monkeys in real life :o
Natasha
There's all kinds of strange goings on in Castle Otherhand, even stranger than usual, there's mysterious deliveries of square footballs, Fellah the monkey wears a dress, and a very hairy school teacher turns up just as Lord Otherhand is about to advertise for one.
Cocoa Cabana
Very young for a 18 year old to read I know but I'll just say I was reviewing it for the younger generation. Nah, actually I'll confess, I really enjoyed it, especially the illustrations.
Rebekah Zammit Munro
it was a great book especially because there where so many pictures and interesting words
Josette
Very enjoyable, no matter how young you are :)
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Marcus Sedgwick was born in Kent, England. Marcus is a British author and illustrator as well as a musician. He is the author of several books, including Witch Hill and The Book of Dead Days, both of which were nominated for the Edgar Allan Poe Award. The most recent of these nominations rekindled a fascination with Poe that has borne fruit here in (in The Restless Dead, 2007) the form of "The Hea ...more
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