Greg’s casual interest in the history of a ruined mansion becomes more personal as he slowly discovers the tragic events that overwhelmed its last inhabitants. Set against a background of the modern day and the First World War, Greg’s contemporary beliefs become intertwined with those of Edmund, a foot soldier whose confusion about his sexuality and identity mirrors Greg’s own feelings of insecurity.
This is a complex and thought-provoking book, written with elegance and subtlety. It will change the way you think.
As a child Linda Newbery was a secret writer, filling exercise books with stories that she hid in her wardrobe. Now she is a published author of more than 40 books, mainly children’s and teenage fiction. She has been shortlisted… More about Linda Newbery
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Published by Laurel Leaf Dec 18, 2007| 352 Pages| Young Adult| ISBN 9780307434005