Jakobsen, Mette The Vanishing Act

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The Vanishing Act

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This is a story about a snow-covered island you won't find on any map.

It's the story of a girl, Minou. A year ago, her mother walked out into the rain and never came back.

It's about a magician and a priest and a dog called No Name. It's about a father's endless hunt for the truth.

It's about a dead boy who listens, and Minou's search for her mother's voice.

It's a story of how even the most isolated places have their own secrets.

It's a story you will never forget.

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"The best stories change you. The Vanishing Act is that kind of tale" ( Erin Morgenstern, author of The Night Circus)

"A strange poetic and ghostly story... There are echoes of C.S. Lewis's The Lion, The Witch And The Wardrobe but otherwise there is a rare freshness to her storytelling. She relies on using sophisticated but sparse language to create a magical world and story about the grown-up themes of love, loss and - intriguingly - philosophy that can be read and enjoyed by both grown-ups and young adults. And not a vampire in sight" ( Daily Mail)

"Works just as well as a one-dimensional story as it does a thought provoking fable as the beautifully written, haunting set pieces testify" (Ani Johnson Bookbag)

"It is abundant in terms of atmosphere and the beautiful innocence of childhood" ( PA Review – South Wales Argus)

"A perfectly poised, fable-like tale of loss, written with delightful whimsy, deep empathy and a beguiling sense of innocence" ( Graeme Base)

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Shortlisted for the 2012 Commonwealth Book Prize The Vanishing Act is a truly magical and spellbinding debut - a story of loss, life, and discovering the meaning of love

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