Bleamy's Corner

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19th Century

Tobias Garrett

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In 1802 London, twelve-year-old Jeremy Bleamy loses both parents making him an orphan with less rights than a stray dog, but he perceviers and sets up shelter in a corner between two buildings, and with only his brains and unshakable resolve, he fights for his life.


Young Adult, Adventure, Family, Historical Fiction,

Short Summary

Three Scots leave for London in 1802. Twelve-year-old Jeremy Bleamy loses his father to consumption, then his mother jumps from London Bridge. Jeremy sets up shelter in a corner between two buildings. Working dangerous jobs he is threatened by gangs and orphan hunters. He struggles for his life.



Based on a True Story


Plot - Premise

Overcoming Monster/Villain

Plot - Other Elements

Meaningful Message, Coming of Age, Happy Ending

Mature Audience Themes

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Main Character Details

Name: Jeremy Bleamy

Age: 12

Gender: Male

Role: Protagonist

Key Traits: Honorable, Perseverance, Underdog, Adventurous, Aspiring, Confident, Desperate, Educated

Additional Character Details

Name: Mr Pinkerwirth

Age: 65

Gender: Male

Role: Mentor

Key Traits: Aggressive, Blunt

Additional Character Details

Name: Amy

Age: 12

Gender: Female

Role: Emotional

Key Traits: Heartthrob, Outspoken, Charming, Confident, Faithful

Additional Character Details

Name: Sheriff Borge

Age: 35

Gender: Male

Role: Mentor

Key Traits: Heroic, Aggressive, Badass, Blunt, Confident, Decisive, Empathetic

About The Author

Target Audiences

Age: 13-17

Target Gender: Universal

Group Specific

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Publishing Details

Status: Yes: with a Publisher

Publisher: Black Opal Books

Year Published: 2018

Hard Copy Available



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