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The Shell House

The Shell House

Author: Linda Newbery
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Description
A beautifully written Carnegie-shortlisted novel, with two stories set generations apart. Greg���¢��������s interest in a ruined mansion grows as he discovers the events that overwhelmed its inhabitants. His insecurities mirror those of Edmund, who confronts his sexuality and faith during World War One. ���¢��������50 years ago, it would have caused a critical explosion... new generations of readers still need this type of probing discussion in their fiction ���¢�������� particularly when it comes to a story gripping enough in its own right.���¢�������� ���¢�������� Independent. For ages 14-plus. First published 2002.
Awards
Shortlisted for Carnegie Medal 2003.
Author description
Linda Newbery worked as a teacher before turning to full-time writing. She has written numerous books for teenagers and younger children, two of which have been nominated for the Carnegie Medal. Linda is a frequent visitor to schools and libraries, and regularly tutors writing courses for young people. She lives in Northamptonshire with her husband and three cats.
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General Fields

  • : 9780099455936
  • : Random House Children's Books
  • : Red Fox
  • : September 2003
  • : United Kingdom
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Paperback
  • : New edition
  • : 823.914
  • : 259
  • : Linda Newbery