By Lloyd Alexander
Who may possibly face up to a once-in-a-lifetime invitation to the Grand Duchess of Drackenberg's Diamond Jubilee party? no longer Vesper Holly! Off she is going, along with her mum or dad, Brinnie, and his spouse, Mary, and plunges right into a plot regarding a takeover try out from neighboring Carpatia.
In brief order, Vesper reveals herself combined up with Gypsies, a kidnapping, and the invention of a valuable Leonardo da Vinci portrait. Vesper has her fingers complete. specially whilst the despicable Dr. Helvitius indicates up. Will Vesper manage to retailer the day--and Drackenberg?
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