Trenton Lee Stewart, 'The Mysterious Benedict Society and the Prisoner's Dilemma,' published by Little, Brown and Company, New York, stated first edition of October 2009.
The Mysterious Benedict Society and the Prisoner's Dilemma is a 391 page hardcover measuring 8 1/2" x 5 1/2". The dust jacket has very light rubbing and shelf wear. Inside, the book is in mint condition, with clean unmarked pages and tight as-new binding. The condition is very good.
By the time they had reached the balmy third floor and filed into the appropriate hallway, constance's steps had brown noticeably slower and oddly deliberate, asif she were trudging through deep snow. It was a perfectly familiar hallway, with familiar bookshelves lining the walls and several familiar doorways--the holding rooms on the left, the chamber door on the right--and the chamber guards were familiar, too. Yet with every step Constance took, the stranger and creepier everything seemed; even the light had a harsh and sinister cast. Her spirits, so high before, had now plunged equally low, for the truth had begun to sink in: she had an appointment with the Whisperer.