The Tiger in the Well

The Tiger in the Well

Infobox Book
name = The Tiger in the Well
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author = Philip Pullman
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country = United Kingdom
language = English
series = Sally Lockhart series
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genre = Suspense/Adventure
publisher = Scholastic Point
release_date = 1991
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pages = 448
isbn = 978-0439977807
preceded_by = The Shadow in the North
followed_by = The Tin Princess

"The Tiger in the Well" (1991) is a book by the English author Philip Pullman.

Plot introduction

24 year old Sally Lockhart was at a loss from the tragic death of her lover, Fredrick Garland. Two years later things were finally starting to look up. Sally has a successful career, good friends, the financial independence she's always craved, and most of all her wonderful daughter, Harriet. All of a sudden things start collapsing around her when a stranger emerges claiming to be Sally's husband. What's worse, he can prove it! As he threatens to take away her money, her home, her business, and even custody of Harriet...Sally takes her daughter and runs away on an adventure to uncover truth. But how far can a woman go when she's carrying a two-year-old, has no money, and is wanted for arrest?

ally Lockhart series

The book is the third in the Sally Lockhart series:

# "The Ruby in the Smoke"
# "The Shadow in the North"
# "The Tiger in the Well"
# "The Tin Princess"

TV adaptation

The BBC is adapting all of The Sally Lockhart Mysteries into TV Movies. The first two books in the series have already been adapted and aired; "The Tiger in the Well" is scheduled to air December 2008 in the UK.

External links

* [ Pullman's page on the book]

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