THE RESCUERS by Margery Sharp


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<p>An ingenious fantasy, an almost credible satire, this story--a departure from the author's usual material--deals with a trio of mice and their rescue of an imprisoned Norwegian poet. Here, on mouse scale, are all the elements of gang plotting, adroit execution, and hairbreadth escape. Here also is a sly humor which digs sharply into the human scheme. Good entertainment, funny, absurd, and thoroughly beguiling.</p>
Pub Date: Oct. 29th, 1959
ISBN: 978-1-68137-007-1
Page count: 160pp
Publisher: New York Review Books
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Kirkus Reviews Issue: Oct. 1st, 1959