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Author Aiken, Joan, 1924-2004.

Title Midnight is a place / Joan Aiken ; illustrated from drawings by Pat Marriott
Published London : Cape, 1974


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Description 303 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm
Summary SUMMARY: A story set in England in the time of the Industrial Revolution in an area which typies 19th century slums. The story of two orphans who find a long-lost grandmother gives authentic details of workers' lives in factories, factory accidents the short expectation of life, child exploitation and the misery and fear of families at subsistence level
Analysis Children's stories in English, 1900- Texts
Notes First published 1974
Audience For 10-14 year old children
Subject Child labor -- England -- Juvenile fiction.
Child labor -- Great Britain -- History -- 19th century -- Juvenile fiction.
Children's stories.
Factory system -- England -- Juvenile fiction.
Historical fiction, English -- Juvenile fiction.
Loneliness in adolescence -- Juvenile fiction.
Orphans -- England -- Juvenile fiction.
Poor -- England -- History -- 19th century -- Juvenile fiction.
Sweatshops -- England -- Juvenile fiction.
Working class -- England -- History -- 19th century -- Juvenile fiction.
Adventure and adventurers -- Fiction.
England -- Juvenile fiction.
England -- Social conditions -- 19th century -- Juvenile fiction.
England -- Social life and customs -- 19th century -- Juvenile fiction.
Genre/Form Fiction.
Author Marriott, Pat, 1920-
LC no. 74166709
ISBN 0224009680