This review will suffice for the whole trilogy as it is all of a piece and wonderfully, wickedly prescient. A gothic tale ostensibly for children
It also reads as a sort of skewed primer for Britain's recent political upheaval and the tragedy of the apartment tower fire and subsequent
Removal of hundreds of the poor from their homes. ( Americans call that " urban renewal")
Read this with a mind on class struggle and it is even more timely today.