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N charm any rich young man out of his fortune; Sam an escaped slave and Cato himself a young boy who Mother Hopkins has taught everything she knowsBut old age is slowing Mother Hopkins down and she wants to Given the content I would imagine this is for young teens than children violence execution death theftThe historical setting is well told I

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A Nest of Vipers

Cato Hopkins is the youngest member of Mother Hopkins's 'family' a group of skilled fraudsters and pickpockets There's Addy who can become a very convincing boy when she needs to; the beautiful Bella who ca I enjoyed this book a lot the dialogue and setting feels authentically Georgian Each scene gives so much great detail that gives the characters

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Carry out one last con a con to outdo all the cons that have gone before And so the gang set about bringing ruin upon Captain Walker a proud and cruel slave captain who deserves to be taught a lesson or tw Supposedly a novel for middle grade readers this is definitely for the older end of that age range Cato Hopkins is a member of Mother Hopkins


8 thoughts on “A Nest of Vipers

  1. says:

    I enjoyed this book a lot the dialogue and setting feels authentically Georgian Each scene gives so much great detail that gives the characters dimension away from just moving the plot along Cato is an engaging her

  2. says:

    The most fantastically entertaining MG history novel I have ever read bar none Read it It deserves a long in dept

  3. says:

    Given the content I would imagine this is for young teens than children – violence execution death theftThe historical setting is well told It’s a little difficult to analyse the style as the actornarrator has the cockney voice of the young hero so he sounds very believable and present as he tells his life story But there are definite historical elements in his voice without being overt

  4. says:

    A wonderful read A Nest of Vipers plunged me into the life of London in an almost idyllic family where blacks and whites meet and work together even though the world outside the Hopkins family is nowhere near as eual

  5. says:

    Another historical fiction I got from a museum this was a really really uick read it has a good story to it but its a bit unbelievable

  6. says:

    Supposedly a novel for 'middle grade' readers this is definitely for the older end of that age range Cato Hopkins is a member of Mother Hopkins' criminal gang in 18th century London An aging Mother Hopkins wants to pull one last con this time on the daughter of a cruel slave owning sea captain The story unfolds as told by fourteen year old Cato from his condemned cell the night before his execution See what I mean about the age of the re

  7. says:

    I listened to the audiobook from the library This is an Oliver Twist sort of story filled with kids who are deceivers and thieves Cato is a kid who is ready to hang for his offenses and this is his tale as told to the hangman YA Really uick read Recommended

  8. says:

    I really enjoyed this Young Cato Hopkins lives with his family of confidence tricksters in 18th Century London The leader of the ga