Book #14219

The Thief Lord - 1st UK Edition

Cornelia Funke
The Thief Lord - 1st UK Edition. Cornelia Funke.

Binding: Hardcover
Book Condition: Fine+ in Fine+ dust jacket
Edition: First Edition; First Printing; Signed by Author
Size: 8vo
Publisher: Somerset: Chicken House, 2002.
ISBN: 190343470x

A stunning first printing of the first edition in unread Very Fine condition in alike dustjacket, SIGNED by author Cornelia Funke.

In Cornelia Funke's English-language debut two brothers, having run away from the aunt who plans to adopt the younger one, are sought by a detective hired by their aunt, but they have found shelter with--and protection from--Venice's "Thief Lord. "

Due to the rising success of her books, Funke is already being hailed as Germany's J. K. Rowling. Funke was given the Corine Award for this title in 2003.

This specific copy includes the matching promotional bookmark.

Price: $450.00

Author Bio

Cornelia Funke

German born and US resident Cornelia Caroline Funke (December 10, 1958), award-winning author of children's fiction, best known for her Inkworld trilogy (Inkheart, Inkspell, Inkdeath) and her Venice based first novel The Thief Lord, basis for the successful movie of the same name.

Cornelia Funke was voted into the Time magazine's list of the 100 most influential people of 2005.

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