Lessons from Underground
From the Series Master Diplexito and Mr. Scant
Young Oliver Diplexito and his family’s trusted valet, Mr. Scant, live a comfortable life, thwarting robberies and getting home in time for tea. But when arch anarchist Aurelian Binns returns, Oliver and his mentor soon feel the heat. After Aurelian steals a priceless diamond from the Tower of London, it’s up to Diplexito and Scant to defend king and country. And when an old ally of Mr. Scant’s emerges—only to side with Binns—the betrayal sends the heroes spinning. So begins a chase that will take Oliver and Mr. Scant all around the globe. As danger draws nearer and secrets emerge, Oliver starts to wonder—who’s truly in the wrong?
|Interest Level||Grade 5 - Grade 8|
|Reading Level||Grade 6|
|Publisher||Lerner Publishing Group|
|Imprint||Carolrhoda Books ®|
|Number of Pages||272|
Author: Bryan Methods
Bryan Methods grew up in the sleepy village of Crowhurst, on the south coast of the United Kingdom. After studying English at Trinity College, Cambridge, he found work as a professional drummer, which lasted as long as it took for the singer and guitarist to fall out and split up the band. He then returned to Cambridge for a Master’s in Screen Media and Cultures, specializing in animation. He is in his final year of his doctoral thesis on the poetry of World War I at Royal Holloway, University of London, but currently lives and works in Tokyo, Japan. He is interested in alternative Japanese fashion, music, and cosplay. He also enjoys fencing, video games, and capoeira.