|The Thief Lord|
Author: Cornelia Funke
Published: September, 2002
Review by: CL3 Noukie (KJ)
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There are two brothers, Prosper and Bo. They have run away from their aunt and uncle. They ran away to Vencice, Italy because their mother told them great stories about Venice before she died. When their aunt tries to put Prosper in a boarding school and keep Bo at home, Prosper decides to run away with his brother so they wouldn't be seperated.|
When they reach Venice they meet another homeless girl, Hornet. She takes them to an old abandonded movie theater. There, they meet other people, Riccio, Mosca and the Thief Lord.
The Thief Lord steals for them whatever they need and also just for the money. Once things start to go smoothly for Prosper and his little brother, trouble comes. His Aunt and Uncle have hired a detective to find those two and bring them home. While they try to hide, other strange mysteries unravel, some very shocking ones too.
I thought this book was quiet funny at some points in the story. This definately is a story worth reading, the story is just magical. Though some things might be immpossible, in this story they don't seem so. Read it and find out, after all, it wouldn't hurt.
Title: The Thief Lord