The Thief

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What you do in childhood may come back to haunt you

Stealing things from people who had upset her was something Polly did quite a lot.

There was her Aunt Pauline; a girl at school; a boyfriend who left her. And there was the man on the plane...

Humiliated and scared by a total stranger Polly does what she always does. She steals something. But she never could have imagined that her desire for revenge would have such terrifying results.

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From the author of End in Tears comes a chilling thriller for “Quick Reads” — books for emergent readers, published as part of the UK’s World Book Day Adult Literacy Initiative 2006.

What you do in childhood may come back to haunt you. Stealing things from people who had upset her was something Polly did quite a lot. There was her Aunt Pauline; a girl at school; a boyfriend who left. And there was the man on the plane… Humiliated and scared by a total stranger Polly does what she always does. She steals something. But she never could have imagined that her desire for revenge would have such terrifying results.

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