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A Stranger at Green Knowe

Sixth Impression - 1972. Illustrated by Peter Boston
Old price: £5.00
Price: £4.00

Good protected dustwrapper. Ex library.

The Chinese boy, Ping, has returned to Green Knowe alone to stay with Mrs. Oldknow. During a visit to a zoo in London prior to his arrival at Green Knowe, he is fascinated by the giant gorilla Hanno; as a refugee, he feels a powerful bond. After Hanno escapes from the zoo and makes his way to Green Knowe, Ping befriends him. The early chapters of the book detail Hanno's life as a young gorilla in Africa and the trauma and cruelty of his capture with great compassion and finesse.


Author Lucy M Boston
Publisher Faber & Faber
Type Hardback
Condition Good
Series Green Knowe
SeriesNumber 4
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