The Barnes family has lived in one tiny village for generations. Twins Madeleine and Grace, their cousin Elspeth, their mums, old Aunt Susan - all there forever. But then two things change - one twin dies, and the villagers are told that their valley is to be sunk underwater to make a reservoir.
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"We should treasure writers like Berlie Doherty who are incapable of writing a mediocre sentence" ( Sunday Telegraph)
"Berlie Doherty has a magic in her . . . she uses words as if language had just been invented" ( TES)
"Berlie Doherty is a superb writer" ( Scotsman)
"[Berlie Doherty's] graceful, lyrical prose just floats from the page and you lose yourself in the worlds she creates" (Jill Murphy The Bookbag)
"An enchanting and irresistible read. Berlie Doherty manages to tell a story that delicately depicts themes of youth, change and conflict but also love and loss all in one fascinating story." ( Bristol Evening Post)
Set in Derbyshire, a story of love and loss, from twice Carnegie-Medal winner, Berlie Doherty.
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Book Description Puffin Books, 2003. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Dust Jacket Condition: New. 1st Edition. Published In 2003 : 1st. Edition : Puffin Books : Light Spine Tilt : Face Rubbing To The Back Of The Dust Wrapper : Slight Bottom Corner Page Rippling : Otherwise, As New Throughout : Production Leaf Edge Yellowing : Price Reduced Accordingly : Overall, A Very Nice Book : Bookseller Inventory # 9 - 18064
Book Description Puffin Books, 2003. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # 014138039X