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Christina is sent to live with her uncle in his country house, Flambards, and knows from the moment she arrives that she'll never fit in. Her uncle is fierce and domineering and her cousin, Mark, is selfish - but despite all this, Christina discovers a passion for horse-riding and finds a true friend in Will. What Christina has yet to realize, though, is the important part she has to play in the future of this strange household...
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This wonderfully written story is the first in K.M. Peyton's Flambards quartet, and was the runner-up for the Carnegie medal. This paperback edition is in a smaller mass-market format.Review:
...brilliantly compelling slice of social history ( The School Librarian)
K M Peyton convincingly portrays the passion, uncertainty and intensity of young love. ( Linda Newbery, Armadillo)
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Book Description Puffin, 1976. Mass Market Paperback. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # P11014030892X
Book Description Puffin, 1976. Mass Market Paperback. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # 014030892X