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The orchard on fire

Author: Shena Mackay
Publisher: London : Minerva, 1996.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : Minerva edView all editions and formats
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When her parents abandon their seedy Streatham pub for a tearoom in Kent, life for April changes dramatically. She is befriended by the wonderfully dangerous Ruby and by the creepy but immaculately  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Belletristische Darstellung
Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Shena Mackay
ISBN: 0749394064 9780749394066
OCLC Number: 43197219
Notes: Originally published: London : Heinemann, 1995.
Awards: Short-listed for Booker Prize for Fiction 1996
Description: 214 pages ; 20 cm
Responsibility: Shena Mackay.

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"A harvest festival of sensuous detail, intimate, rich... Compulsively readable" Daily Telegraph "Mackay moved this reader to tears, not from grief, but from joy. Now there's a skill" -- Fay Weldon Read more...

 
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