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The book of fires

Author: Jane Borodale
Publisher: London : HarperPress, 2010.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : HarperPress pbk. edView all editions and formats
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Brought up in rural Sussex, 17-year-old Agnes Trussel is carrying an unwanted child. Taking advantage of the death of her elderly neighbour, Agnes steals her savings and runs away to London. On her way she encounters the intriguing Lettice Talbot who promises that she will help Agnes upon their arrival.
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Historical fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jane Borodale
ISBN: 9780007305735 0007305737
OCLC Number: 495598634
Notes: Originally published: 2009.
Includes P.S. ideas, interviews & features--
Awards: Short-listed for Orange Award for New Writers 2010
Description: x, 382, 24 pages : illustrations, maps ; 20 cm
Responsibility: Jane Borodale.

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A stunning historical novel, 'The Book of Fires' is the unforgettable story of Agnes Trussel - and love, fireworks and redemption.  Read more...

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'Jane Borodale displays a deft touch in this very pleasing story' MAUREEN WALLER, Daily Telegraph`Borodale's refreshingly original approach and engaging style makes 'The Book of Fires' a welcome Read more...

 
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