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By Paton Walsh, Jill
Marion's search for the father she never knew takes her to St Ives. Here she learns of a lifeboat tragedy which is intrinsically tied up with her father's life. To find out more, Marion must delve deep into the past where she has to confront the demons which have tortured her own... adult life.Read more
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It is 1945. Somewhere in Central Europe, in the aftermath of violence and confusion, a terrified and bloodstained young woman, Eliska, emerges from the forest to take refuge in an apparently abandoned castle. Soon she is joined by others. But the war has changed things for ever.
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Bill is a fifteen-year-old runaway evacuee, and he's finding that surviving on the streets of London is pretty easy, thank you very much. He's fed by a local cafe owner, he earns some cash as a barrow-boy in Covent Garden, and sleeping in the Underground air-raid shelters is cosy... - if a bit smelly.Read more
By Paton Walsh, Jill; Read by Coen, Joe
Bill is a 15-year-old runaway evacuee, and he's finding that surviving on the streets of London is pretty easy. Things get more complicated for Bill with the arrival of Julie. She's a runaway too, and although she's a bit posh, she's just as determined as Bill to stay free of int...erfering parents and 'the social'. But although it's fun for a while to duck Jerry missiles and camp out in bombed-out houses, the reality of living through the Blitz quickly begins to set in. Interest Age: 9+Read more
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