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Water shall refuse them

Author: Lucie McKnight Hardy
Publisher: [United Kingdom] : Dead Ink, 2019.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Fiction : Secondary (senior high) school : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The heatwave of 1976. Following the accidental drowning of her sister, sixteen-year-old Nif and her family move to a small village on the Welsh borders to escape their grief. But rural seclusion doesn't bring any relief. As her family unravels, Nif begins to put together her own form of witchcraft - collecting talismans from the sun-starved land. That is, until she meets Mally, a teen boy who takes a keen interest  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Young adult fiction
Electronic books
Bildungsromans
Fiction
Young adult works
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
MCKNIGHT HARDY, LUCIE.
WATER SHALL REFUSE THEM.
[Place of publication not identified] : DEAD INK, 2019
(OCoLC)1083270117
Material Type: Document, Fiction, Secondary (senior high) school, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Lucie McKnight Hardy
ISBN: 9781911585572 1911585576
OCLC Number: 1107493597
Awards: Short-listed for Caledonia Novel Award 2018
Short-listed for Mslexia 2018
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: Intro; Title Page; Copyright; Dedication; Epigraph; One.; Saturday 31st July 1976; Two.; Three.; Sunday 1st August 1976; Four.; Five.; Six.; Seven.; Monday 2nd August 1976; Eight.; Nine.; Ten.; Tuesday 3rd August 1976; Eleven.; Wednesday 4th August 1976; Twelve.; Thirteen.; Fourteen.; Thursday 5th August 1976; Fifteen.; Saturday 7th August 1976; Sixteen.; Sunday 8th August 1976; Seventeen.; Eighteen.; Nineteen.; Monday 9th August 1976; Twenty.; Tuesday 10th August 1976; Twenty-one.; Wednesday 11th August 1976; Twenty-two.; Sunday 15th August 1976; Twenty-three.; Twenty-four.; Twenty-five. Monday 16th August 1976Twenty-six.; Acknowledgements; About the Author
Responsibility: Lucie McKnight Hardy.

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Retreating to a small village on the Welsh borders during the heatwave of 1976, Nif's family are grieving after the accidental drowning of her little sister. To cope Nif invents her own witchcraft  Read more...

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"A coming of age story where the threat of violence shimmers like a heat haze." - Andrew Michael Hurley, The Loney ;"Something strong, vivid and disquieting grows tall from Folk Horror soil in this Read more...

 
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