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For nearly a century, Victorian London relied on “climbing boys” - orphans owned by chimney sweeps - to clean flues and protect homes from fire. The work was hard, thankless, and brutally dangerous. 

Eleven-year-old Nan Sparrow is quite possibly the best climber who ever lived - and a girl. With her wits and will, she’s managed to beat the deadly odds time and time again. But when Nan gets stuck in a deadly chimney fire, she fears her time has come. 

Instead, she wakes to find herself in an abandoned attic. And she is not alone. Huddled in the corner is a mysterious creature - a golem - made from ash and coal. This is the creature that saved her from the fire.   

Sweep is the story of a girl and her monster. Together, these two outcasts carve out a life - saving one another in the process. By one of today’s most powerful storytellers, Sweep is a heartrending adventure about the everlasting gifts of friendship and hope.

©2018 Jonathan Auxier (P)2018 Audible, Inc.

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I love Charlie

A wonderful unique fantasy that feels like Dickens. Great narrator and well paced plot. Recommended.

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Love Jonathan Auxier

He has a way of making the story real to us and then inserting some magic and taking us to a world of fantasy. Love it for all ages...

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I really enjoyed this book ,Very good book! definitely recommend for all ages ! Ye