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Reasons she goes to the woods

Author: Deborah Kay Davies
Publisher: London : Oneworld, 2014.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Pearl can be very, very good. More often she is very, very bad. But she's just a child, a mystery to all who know her. A little girl who has her own secret reasons for escaping to the nearby woods. What might those reasons be? And how can she feel so at home in the dark, sinister, sensual woods, a wonder of secrets and mystery? Told in vignettes across Pearl's childhood years, Reasons She Goes To The Woods is a  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Deborah Kay Davies
ISBN: 9781780743769 1780743769
OCLC Number: 864089263
Notes: "A Oneworld book"--Title page verso.
Awards: Short-listed for The Encore Award 2015 (UK)
Long-listed for Baileys Prize for Women's Fiction 2014 (UK)
Description: 249 pages ; 23 cm
Responsibility: Deborah Kay Davies.

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'Raw, lyrical, sad, this haunting story packs a deceivingly strong punch.' -- Publishers Weekly `Pearl is a marvellously contradictory creation, showing the cruelty in children as well as their Read more...

 
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