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The Mysterious Benedict Society by Trenton Lee Stewart

March 5, 2012
By ClaireM. ELITE, Albany, New York
ClaireM. ELITE, Albany, New York
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Are you a gifted child looking for special opportunities? Upon spotting this enticingly mysterious add in a local newspaper, four unusual children find themselves drawn into a world of clever riddles and ingenious puzzles.
In his first novel in the Mysterious Benedict Society trilogy, Trenton Lee Stewart conveys a message of courage and clarity, seamlessly intertwined with witty humor. For readers fascinated with mind-twisting brainteasers and hairbreadth’s escapes, this book will not disappoint. Stewart’s writing style is highly engaging, being fluid and concise. He has created delightfully original characters, full of quirks and flaws and heart.
Besides its wild escapades, Stewart has delved in deep issues, touching on themes that go beyond mere adventures. This is a truly winning read, and will please skeptics and supporters alike.
If you are someone who reads between the lines and sees the world as a great mystery, welcome to The Society.

The author's comments:
This is a highly compelling read; savor and enjoy.

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