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The fire-raiser

Maurice Gee

The fire-raiser

by Maurice Gee

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Published by Houghton Mifflin in Boston .
Written in English


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In 1915 Kitty Wix and her friends try to stop the arsonist who is terrifying their small New Zealand town.

Edition Notes

StatementMaurice Gee
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPZ7.G2578 Fi 2007
The Physical Object
Pagination172 p. ;
Number of Pages172
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24530936M
ISBN 109780618750412
LC Control Number2007280848

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The Fire-Raiser. Maurice Gee; Formats & editions. EBook. He has written more than thirty books for adults and young adults and has won numerous literary awards, including the UK's James Tait Black Memorial Prize for fiction, the Wattie Award, the Deutz Medal for Fiction, the New Zealand Fiction Award and the New Zealand Children's Book of. I think this is a play called The Fire Raisers which I saw performed a couple of years ago. The production was fairly amateurish but the play survived, which I guess reflects its , I can't understand why it is that some authors go out of fashion when they seem so obviously to stand whatever test of time should prevent their becoming victims of that/5(5).

Define fire-raisers. fire-raisers synonyms, fire-raisers pronunciation, fire-raisers translation, English dictionary definition of fire-raisers. fire-raiser. Translations. English: fire-raiser . A lively, idiosyncratic cast keeps the story moving; and while it's less intensely suspenseful than Gee's The Fire-Raiser (), it's another likable, thoughtful examination of wartime pressures and prejudices in a small, vividly portrayed New Zealand community. (Fiction. ).


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The Fire-Raiser, by Maurice Gee, was originally published in New Zealand inand has just been reissued in paperback in the U.S. by Houghton Mifflin. It's a suspense story, set during World War I in a small town in New Zealand.

A "fire-raiser" has been burning down empty buildings.4/5. The Fire-Raiser, by Maurice Gee, was originally published in New Zealand inand has just been reissued in paperback in the U.S.

by Houghton Mifflin. It's a suspense story, set during World War I in a small town in New Zealand. A "fire-raiser" has been burning down empty buildings.4/5(2). The Arsonists (German: Biedermann und die Brandstifter), previously also known in English as The Firebugs or The Fire Raisers (only UK English), was written by Max Frisch infirst as a radio play, then adapted for television and the stage () as a play in six scenes.

It was revised in to include an epilogue. Plot. This dark comedy is set in a town that is regularly attacked by. Title: The Fire Raiser Format: Paperback Product dimensions: pages, X X in Shipping dimensions: pages, X X in Published: June 4, Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Language: English.

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Init was adapted into a film. The book is dedicated to author Shirley Jackson: "In Memory. Summary When a strange man is seen fleeing the scene after Dargie's stables catch fire, Kitty Wix and her friend, Irene, join forces with Kitty's brother, Noel, and .Free 2-day shipping on qualified orders over $ Buy The Fire Raiser at “This cauldron bubbles over with spells, rituals, sex and even a vampire or two.” —Publishers Weekly on Spellbinder “This romantic urban fantasy by the author of the Dragon Prince and Dragon Star trilogies retains Rawn's talent for character building, her acute eye for the minutiae of daily life, and her storytelling excellence.” —Library Journal on Spellbinder.