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The Clockwork Three by Matthew J. Kirby
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Aug 09, 2012

really liked it
Read on August 09, 2012

Three children are in desperate need. They have to work to support themselves/family. They steal when they had no choice. They would need to trust and help each other to get what they want. Giuseppe is a street musician. He wants to be free from his master. Frederisk is an orphaned clockmaker's apprentice. He wants make jouneyman and have his own shop. He also wants to know why his mother left him in the orphanage. Hannah is a maid in a grand hoter. She hears about a treasure. She wants to find the treasure. She needed that treasure because her family is poor and her father was very sick. A strange guest (Madame Pomeroy) employs Hannah to be her personal assistant. Hannah walks in the clockwork shop with her. Madame Pomeroy wants Fredrick to make a clock for her. Madame Pomeroy invited both Hannah and Fredrick to the opera. Later, Madame pomeroy fired Hannah for stealing her jewlry. But, Hannah needed money to buy medicine for her father. She believes the treasure in hidden in the park. She went to the park to look for it. Hannah met Giuseppe in the park. Giuseppe was there to escape from his cruell master. The gardener that lives in the park gave Hannah the medicine. Hannah left the park for home. Giusepppe joined Hannah to heal her father. Giuseppe has a fift. He can play the fiddle very well. Then, Giuseppe decided to stay with his friend, Fredrick. (They became friends when Giuseppe helped Fredrick from attackers. Fredrick aso did Giuseppe a favor in return.) Giuseppe and Hannah arrived at Fredrick's home and was very surprised that they all know each other. They also found out that each of them are in desperate trouble. They all agreed to help each other. At the end, they reached their goals. Giuseppe went to to Italy with Madame Pomeroy's help. Fredrick became a journeyman and found out why his mom left him in the orphanage. Hannah found the treasure. The park is the treasure. "a treasure of life." She got her job back and was given a promotion. This is a great book full of adventures and magic!
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