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Quarter past two on a Wednesday afternoon

Author: Linda Newbery
Publisher: London : Doubleday, 2014.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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It was the day when everything stopped, and something started that was quite different, that couldn't be controlled or shaped or ended. At quarter past two on a Wednesday afternoon, Anna leaves her big sister, Rose, dozing on a sun lounger in the garden and goes out to the shops. She never sees her again. Twenty years later, and the tragedy of Rose's mysterious disappearance still haunts her family. Unsure what to  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Detective and mystery fiction
Fiction
Mystery and detective stories
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Linda Newbery
ISBN: 9780857522498 0857522493
OCLC Number: 880194470
Description: 388 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: It was the day when everything stopped. At quarter past two on a hot afternoon in August, Anna's beautiful, headstrong elder sister Rose disappears. Twenty years later, Anna still doesn't know whether Rose is alive or dead. In her early thirties now, she sees her future unfolding --
with sensible, serious Martin and a grown-up, steady job --
and finds herself wondering if this is what she really wants. Unable to take control of her life while the mystery of her sister's disappearance remains unsolved, Anna begins to search for the truth: what did happen to Rose that summer's day? The stunning first adult novel from the distinguished Costa Award winner.
Responsibility: Linda Newbery.

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Twenty years later, Anna still doesn't know whether Rose is alive or dead. In her early thirties now, she sees her future unfolding - with sensible, serious Martin and a grown-up, steady job - and  Read more...

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"Dark, scary, intriguing, I love it very much" Simon Mayo

 
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