The Bassumtyte Treasure

The Bassumtyte Treasure Tommy Bassumtyte 10, Sent To England, Finds Cousin Thomas Not As Expected Boxleton House, Built By An Ancestor Over 400 Years Ago, Has Changed Little Fallen Upon Hard Times, Cold, Damp, Gardens Neglected, But A Secret Room Reminds Them Of Grandpa S Rhyme About Treasure Mary Queen Of Scots, Ghosts, Mazes, Midnight Rides, Time Slips, Embroidered Tapestries Tudor manors, priest holes, yew trees, mazes, hidden treasure, Mary Queen of Scots, embroidered tapestries, secret identities, time slip, mullioned windows.all wrapped up in 129 perfect little pages.What fun Orphaned Tom is sent to England to live with an older male cousin who has left the Diplomatic Service due to poor health and is trying to figure out how to maintain the family estate on a limited income Young Tom finds Boxleton House evenintriguing than his grandfather s stories, which included a rhyme that Tom hopes will lead to the old family treasure, lost since the time of Mary Queen of Scots Jane Louise Curry is a talented and very much overlooked writer This reminds me a little of Orphaned Tom is sent to England to live with an older male cousin who has left the Diplomatic Service due to
The Bassumtyte Treaure was very well written and an absolute page turner The characters were quite well drawn for a children s book and the personalities engaging Much to my pleasure the primary force for finding the treasure was a woman, a very strong willed young woman Tommy was a 10 year
Ghosts I m not so keen on Plot kind of repeats about same house for generations But happy endings Happy For Now at least deviously contrived with cute boy, kind adults, that I like Red haired Tommy resembles ancestor Little Thomas 1877 four hundred years ago p 18 so closely that times overlap with the first long ago gran He chooses tiny bedroom Walls are coated with bench size tapestries.Gemma is an antique expert visiting vicar, relative, neig Ghosts I m not so keen on Plot kind of repeats about same house for generations But happy endings Happy For Now at least deviously contrived with cute boy, kind adults, that I like Red haired Tommy resembles ancestor Little Thomas 1877 four hundred years ago p 18 so closely that times overlap with the first long ago gran He chooses tiny bedroom Walls are coated with bench size tapestries.Gemma is an antique expert visiting vicar, relative, neighbor She extends vacation to help, guides tourists, recognizes valuables She and Cousin Thomas, recuperating from injury start romance view spoiler The first gran points to the garden maze At the center, a metal box inside a tarred over wound holds evidence, but not proof, that the first blu
What a cherished surprise The Bassumtyte Treasure is I encountered a first edition and adore adventurous mysteries, rooted in something farexciting than crimes This answers my favoured description supremely It sat a few months because a dull cover so light it resembles the background, obscured its magnificent contents I did not guess it would hold a five star experience I learned it is a 1978 award winner for the enthralling Jane Louise Curry I feel lucky and glad to know it belat What a cherished surprise The Bassumtyte Treasure is I encountered a first edition and adore adventurous mysteries, rooted in something farexciting than crimes This answers my favoured description supremely It sat a few months because a dull cover so light it resembles the background, obscured its magnificent contents I did not guess it would hold a five star experience I learned it is a 1978 award winner for the enthralling Jane Louise Curry I feel lucky and glad to know it belatedly Having discovered John Bellairs recently, I am warmed by similarities between his 1973 masterpiece and Tommy Bassumtyte Both orphans join loving relatives, in extraordinary households.Boxleton House promises secrets, while being the long imagined homestead to its American kin dreamed about since his Grandpa s day His Father left England, with a cipher
A book for young teens, but interesting premise, some good historical slice of life, and a fun mystery Very enjoyable quick read

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  • Hardcover
  • 130 pages
  • The Bassumtyte Treasure
  • Jane Louise Curry
  • English
  • 02 October 2018
  • 0689501005