For fans of Lemony Snicket's Series of Unfortunate Events and Trenton Lee Stewart's Mysterious Benedict Society, here comes the final book in the Incorrigible Children of Ashton Place, the acclaimed and hilarious Victorian mystery series by Maryrose Wood.Unhappy Penelope Lumley is trapped in unhappy Plinkst! Even the beets for which Plinkst is inexplicably famous fail to grow in this utterly miserable Russian village. Penelope anxiously counts the days and wonders how she will ever get back to England in time to save all the Ashtonswho, she now knows, include herself and the Incorrigible children, although their precise location on the family tree is still a mysteryfrom their accursd fate. Her daring scheme to escape sends her on a wildly unexpected journey. But time is running out, and the not-really-dead Edward Ashton is still on the loose. His mad obsession with the wolfish curse on the Ashtons puts Penelope and the Incorrigibles in dire peril. As Penelope fights her way back to her beloved pupils, the three brave Incorrigibles endure their gloomy new tutor and worriedly prepare for the arrival of Lady Constances baby. Little do they know the danger theyre in! In this action-packed conclusion to the acclaimed series, mysteries are solved and long-lost answers are found. Only one question remains: Will Penelope and the Incorrigibles find a way to undo the family curse in time, or will the next full moon be their last?...
|Title||:||The Long-Lost Home (The Incorrigible Children of Ashton Place #6)|
|Number of Pages||:||224 pages|
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The Long-Lost Home (The Incorrigible Children of Ashton Place #6) Reviews
"It is a strange feeling, to meet people who make such a vivid impression, and then not know how things turn out for them."
This final volume gets off to a sad start as we find our dear Miss Lumley
incarcerateddwelling at the Babushkinov's Failing Beet Plantation in Plinkst. Her three horrid charges are more interested in kicking one another than learning anything about geography from the wretched potato globe Miss Lumley has been forced to improvise.
Meanwhile, back at Ashton Place, the Incorrig ...more
This book took forever to come out. I had forgotten major plot points and characters, but the author did a good job of recapping throughout the story.
The series ended the way I wanted.
i wish i hadn't discovered this series until, like, right now. i read the first 5 over a year ago and my memory is awful. i remembered a few things, but another reason i like to read series as close together as possible is because i am more invested that way. otherwise i lose interest even though it's not the book's fault. but, no matter, this was an easy read and soon enough i remembered most of what needed to be remembered. i will say, it didn't seem to flow as easily as the previous ones, or ...more
Fantastic way to wrap up all the loose question strands! Fun plot twists and most excellent denouement!
I admit that I was a bit grumpy for a large part of this book, because I wanted my long-awaited ANSWERS and instead Wood spends more than half the book dealing with the cliffhanger from book 5. This was all objectively very entertaining, and when I reread it, I will inevitably like it much more, but I was impatient this go-round! But once things start to come together, I was on the edge of my seat, and was definitely satisfied with how things wrapped up (e ...more
What a delightful, rollicking final installment to this wonderful middle-grade series.
She pulled it off!
A very exciting and satisfying ending to this six book series. The adventure continues! How will it end? You'll have to read it to find out!