The BandersnatchBook - 1989
"The story's lively characters, antique lore, tension-laden plot, and feisty heroine add up to amiable entertainment." THE KIRKUS REVIEWS When antiques dealer Doran Fairweather purchases an ancient limewood carving of a rosy-lipped cherub in flight for her baby's nursery, it seems she excites a lot of unwanted interest. Someone ransacks her home for it, while she and her family are asleep, and anonymous collectors offer outrageous prices for the carving and utter curses when they are refused. Now Doran must use her investigative brilliance to save her family from these mounting acts of terror. Staunchly supported by her husband Rodney, and inspired by the works of Lewis Carroll, Doran risks her life and everything she loves in an all-or-nothing gamble with a madman....
Publisher: New York : St. Martin's Press, 1989
Characteristics: 308 p. ; 24 cm