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The Secret of Platform 13 by Eva Ibbotson
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really liked it
bookshelves: children, fantasy-unusual, read-so-long-ago, urban-fantasy

I haven't read this since I was very, very small, and an adult re-read didn't disappoint. I can definitely see moments referenced in Harry Potter - the bratty, spoiled child in a delicious incident with a Knickerbocker Glory, to say the least - but as the Ibbotson herself has said she would "like to shake [J.K Rowling] by the hand. I think we all borrow from each other as writers." I can hardly take umbrage. Both books are fantastic, both authors equally so.
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Reading Progress

May 27, 2013 – Shelved
May 27, 2013 – Shelved as: to-read
January 8, 2017 – Shelved as: to-read-next
March 16, 2017 – Started Reading
March 16, 2017 – Shelved as: children
March 16, 2017 – Shelved as: fantasy-unusual
March 16, 2017 – Shelved as: read-so-long-ago
March 16, 2017 – Shelved as: urban-fantasy
March 16, 2017 – Finished Reading

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