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Count Karlstein

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Published by Knopf, Distributed by Random House in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Switzerland
    • Subjects:
    • Orphans -- Fiction,
    • Uncles -- Fiction,
    • Adventure and adventurers -- Fiction,
    • Switzerland -- Fiction

    • About the Edition

      In the mountains of Switzerland the wicked Count Karlstein plots to abandon his two orphaned nieces in a hunting lodge as prey for the Demon Huntsman and his ghostly hounds.

      Edition Notes

      StatementPhilip Pullman ; decorative illustrations by Diana Bryan.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPZ7.P968 Co 1998
      The Physical Object
      Pagination243 p. :
      Number of Pages243
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL696654M
      ISBN 100679892559, 0679992553
      LC Control Number97044160

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I have yet to read a Philip Pullman book that I didn't love. "Count Karlstein" is an excellent fairy tale set in a small village in the Swiss mountains in the year Hildi, a servant at the castle of the local gentry, a perfect villain named Count Karlstein, loves her two charges, the count's English nieces, Miss Charlotte & Miss Lucy/5.

Count Karlstein is a classic fairytale with hints of Faust, Hansel and Gretel (The Brothers Grimm), and Charles Dickens. The story has a lively combination of characters both straight and comic.

The audio version is clear and well portrayed with a cast of 8 actors/5(28). On the whole though, despite some misgivings, I felt Count Karlstein was a gripping tale, lots of psychological tension used to great effect and a whole cast of characters that are appealing and well voiced.

When read aloud, Count Karlstein really does come alive and it's a book that will hold many age groups/5(28). Count Karlstein The White Mercedes The Broken Bridge THE SALLY LOCKHART MYSTERIES The Ruby in the Smoke The Shadow in the North The Tiger in the Well The Tin Princess Count Karlstein Philip Pullman Alfred A.

Knopf New York This is a work of fiction.4/5(32). Charlottes voice had clearly been played around with in production and sounded like a chipmunk. Most of the cast were good especially Dr Cadavarezzi, Snivelwurst and Count Karlstein. As an audio book junkie I am quibbling.

I recommend the book. 1 person found this helpful. 'This year,' said Count Karlstein, 'I have to provide a human prey -' A gasp (oily) from Snivelwurst; a gasp (stifled) from me, and I clung to the little tin candlestick with both hands as I strained to hear what Count Karlstein said next.

'A living human,' he went on, 'or two, complete with soul. Count Karlstein; Two Crafty Criminals; Spring-Heeled Jack, and The Scarecrow and His Servant.

For older readers: the Sally Lockhart quartet: The Ruby in the Smoke, The Shadow in the North, The Tiger in the Well, and The Tin Princess; The White Mercedes; and The Broken Bridge. Philip Pullman lives in Oxford, : Random House Children's Books.

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Get this from a library. Count Karlstein. [Philip Pullman] -- In the mountains of Switzerland the wicked Count Karlstein plots to abandon his two orphaned nieces in a hunting lodge as prey for the Demon Huntsman and his ghostly hounds.

Can you hear the distant. Using multiple narrators and expertly concocted cliffhangers, Pullman (The Subtle Knife,etc.) crafts a thrilling page-turner less violent than his Sally Lockhart adventures but no less breathlessly paced.

Brought to these shores 16 years after it was first published in Britain, this gothic farce features young orphans, evil schemers, a gloomy Swiss castle, a long-lost heir. But evil Count Karlstein has struck a bargain with Zamiel - and his two young nieces Charlotte and Lucy stand to lose out in the pact.

What can the girls do to escape their fate. Brilliantly informed by a variety of classic, and not so classic, sources, this tale gallops along at high speed and is a highly visual and very unusual book. On the whole though, despite some misgivings, I felt Count Karlstein was a gripping tale, lots of psychological tension used to great effect and a whole cast of characters that are appealing and well voiced.

When read aloud, Count Karlstein really does come alive and it's a book that will hold many age groups/5(19). Get this from a library. Count Karlstein: the novel.

[Philip Pullman; Peter Bailey] -- In the mountains of Switzerland the wicked Count Karlstein plots to abandon his two orphaned nieces in a hunting lodge as prey for the Demon Huntsman and his ghostly hounds.

" Although this book was enjoyable enough, it doesn't measure up to his series- Sally Lockhart or Golden Compass. The book reminded me of the dire things that befall the kids in the Lemony Snickett books.

Count Karlstein is a real villain. "Cheryl | 6/19/" I read this aloud, a chapter or two at a time, with my husband and young teen son. Get this from a library. Count Karlstein. [Philip Pullman] -- In the mountains of Switzerland the wicked Count Karlstein plots to abandon his two orphaned nieces in a hunting lodge as prey for the Demon Huntsman and his ghostly hounds.

In the mountains of. A deliciously terrifying and wickedly funny Gothic tale, Count Karlstein is the first-ever children's book by Philip Pullman, winner of the Whitbread Award, the Carnegie Medal, the Guardian Fiction Award and two Smarties Awards.

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By Diana Bryan, Philip Pullman. Grades. Y. Genre He's headed straight for Castle Karlstein, where the evil count has hatched an evil plan; he'll sacrifice his two young nieces to save himself. Can Lucy and Charlotte outwit their evil.

Count Karlstein, or The Ride of the Demon Huntsman, was Philip Pullman's first novel for children, published by Chatto and Windus in It is a wonderful gothic melodrama which he first wrote as a play for school-children when he was an English teacher/5(18).

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In this deliciously gothic thriller there are enough demon huntsmen, evil guardians, and brooding castles to please even the most desensitized reader School Library Journal. Dashing, sparkling, and wildly over the top. The trilogy. The Vampire Lovers (), starred Polish-born Ingrid Pitt as lesbian vampire Mircalla Karnstein.

The film was based on the famous novella "Carmilla" by J. Sheridan Le Fanu.Mircalla's name is an anagram of Carmilla.; Lust for a Vampire (), featured Danish actress Yutte Stensgaard as Mircalla. In this loose sequel to the first film, a revived Countess.

Count Karlstein Count Karlstein lord of the castle overlooking the village. A serving girl named Hildi stumbles on the knowledge that the count intends to sacrifice the girls to Zamiel, the Demon Huntsman, when next he rides by his lordship's hunting lodge.

The rest of the book recounts the girls' attempt to escape, the count's attempt to. The very first children's novel by Philip Pullman, Count Karlstien is a deliciously terrifying, wickedly funny adventure, beautifully illustrated by Peter Bailey.

All Souls' Eve is a night when nobody in the village of Karlstein dares to leave their homes. For that is the night that Zamiel, the Demon Huntsman, prowls through the forests in search 1/5(1).

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First edition - Advance issue of the first US appearance of Pullman's first fantasy novel for children, originally published in a slightly different form in England by Chatto and Windus.

The US edition is the first to contain Diana Bryan's illustrations (although they are not included in this proof copy.) A combination of horror, suspense and humor - "In. "Count Karlstein", or "The Ride of the Demon Huntsman", was Philip Pullman's first novel for children, published by Chatto and Windus in It is a wonderful gothic melodrama which he first wrote as a play for school-children when he was an English teacher.

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Count Karlstein who has a castle in the village has made a pact with Zamiel to sacrifice his two nieces., Lucy and Charlotte. Hildi the maid in the castle, along with her brother Peter, could be the only one to save them.

Count Karlstein by Philip Pullman,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide/5(K). Buy the Count Karlstein ebook. This acclaimed book by Diana Bryan is available at in several formats for your eReader.Can you hear the distant howling of hounds and the thunder of ghostly hooves?

It's All Souls' Eve and Zamiel the Demon Huntsman has come to claim his prey! He's headed straight for Castle Karlstein, where the evil count has hatched an evil plan; he'll sacrifice his two young nieces to save himself.

Can Lucy and Charlotte outwit their uncle and his oily henchmen to escape their .Young Charlotte is locked in a tower room of her uncle's gloomy Castle Karlstein.

Her evil uncle, Count Karlstein, has promised to sacrifice his two orphaned nieces, Lucy and Charlotte, to Zamiel the Demon Huntsman--on midnight of All Souls' Eve--in return for his current riches.

First, the heartless Count and his "lip-licking, moist-handed, 1/5(1).