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Black Hearts in Battersea Paperback – October 25, 1999
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About the Author
Joan Aiken, daughter of the American writer Conrad Aiken, was born in Rye, Sussex, England, and has written more than sixty books for children, including The Wolves of Willoughby Chase.
Top Customer Reviews
But of course there is, and it perfectly combines with the backdrop Aiken sets for it. Young Simon the half-wild goose-boy, last seen being offered a painting career by Dr Field in "The Wolves of Willoughby Chase" arrives in London to begin his education at the Art Academy in Chelsea. But things are set to go wrong from the very beginning.Read more ›
However, many of the people who are against King James feel that Simon is dangerous and is ruining their plot. One night Mr. Twite and some other men kidnap Simon, but Dido sees them. She follows them and meets Justin on the way, and they both follow the kidnappers to a ship, called the "Dark Dew".Read more ›
Most Recent Customer Reviews
Actually I loved it. It was predictable but the characters were charming. I particularly enjoyed the relationship between the hero and a neglected little girl at the place where... Read morePublished 12 months ago by Merlin
A fanciful adventurous tale which sets the stage for the rest of the "wolves chronicles". While these are youth books, they have enough excitement to keep an adult interested.Published 17 months ago by Kathleen J Hagen
WONDERFUL story! My kids and I couldn't put it down! Joan Aiken is fantastic!Published 17 months ago by Tessi Muskrat
I read this book as a kid and have come across it from time to time since then. I gave it to my daughter when she was little and just now found it again (she is grown). Read morePublished 19 months ago by bb
Classic. Love it. Seller took a fairly long amount of time to ship, however.Published 19 months ago by S.J.Bradley
and now, I'm reading it to my 6th grade son.
We are still working through it, but he's enjoying the book. At first, it wasn't grabbing him. Read more
I really liked the plot and how the story creeped up on you.
I recommend this book highly and if your not sure if you should read it, I think you should.