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Beautifully written in a style which combines poetic feeling with a scrupulous attention to the truth of things, Requiem is an enchanting and lyrical portrait of childhood and... Read more
Beautifully written in a style which combines poetic feeling with a scrupulous attention to the truth of things, Requiem is an enchanting and lyrical portrait of childhood and growing up. It probes the tragic-comedy of Irish convent Catholicism with a rare power and sensitivity and continues to disturb long after it has been finished.
The story of Cecilia's adolescence is exquisitely told in a style that is both economic and exuberant. There are moments of near-Joycean epiphany. ... the plot is tight and the narrative startling.
Will Montague is a page to Prince Edward, son of King Henry VIII. As the King's favourite, Will gains many enemies in Court. His enemies convince the King that Will's father has committed treason and he is thrown into Newgate Prison. Together they must brave imprisonment and death as they embark on a great adventure to set Will's father free.
A beautiful and classic anthology of frosty, magical short stories from acclaimed children's writers such as Michelle Magorian, Berlie Doherty, Lauren St John and Katherine Woodfine, and edited by author Abi Elphinstone.
It was a seascape, moody with rocks and cliffs and wild showers of spray. That's where we're going tomorrow.'Ellie is excited to be going with Morag's family to their beautiful island, but when she finds herself abandoned there, things begin to change.
A spell-binding tale of magic for young readers that explores the wonder of nature, from award-winning Berlie Doherty. High quality cream paper and a special easy to read font ensure a smooth read for all.
Three linked stories about a pony, a goat and a fox are beautifully told and capture the magic of the countryside, and the growing friendship between a girl and an old lady. Illustrated by Kim Lewis. Highly commended for the Carnegie Medal.
As featured on BBC Radio 4's Woman's Hour. and a grief-stricken widow defends her homeland amidst the destruction of war. Through these and other tales, War Girls presents a moving portrait of loss and grief, and of hope overcoming terrible odds.
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