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At the House of the Magician

AuthorMary Hooper

NarratorRuth Sillers

Duration5h 28m

CategoriesChildren's Fiction

Key StageKS3

PublisherChivers

VersionUnabridged

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Lucy has been forced to run away from home as she fears for her safety from her drunken father. She is taken on as a maid at the house of Dr Dee, court magician, upon whom Elizabeth I relies heavily, even down to advising the date of her coronation. The household is strange and sinister, and Lucy has a nose for intrigue ... And she has more than enough to satisfy her: Lucy stumbles across a plot to assassinate the queen and has to find a means to warn her...

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