The Battle for Christabel

The Battle for Christabel

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When a single mother of a young child is tragically killed in a climbing accident, the battle lines are drawn. On one side are Christabel's indomitable Scottish grandmother and Isobel, a friend of the family. On the other are Betty, the foster mother, and the social workers. Everyone suffers, but the main casualty is the child.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 376 pages
  • 160 x 240 x 23mm | 508g
  • ISIS Publishing
  • ISIS Paperbacks
  • Oxford, United Kingdom
  • English
  • Large type / large print
  • large type edition
  • 0753173948
  • 9780753173947

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Rowena wants a baby. What she doesn't want is the baby's father. Yet five years after the birth of Christabel, Rowena is dead, tragically killed in a climbing accident, and the battle for Christabel has begun.show more

Review quote

"A moving, thoroughly credible tale of motherhood, family relationships, bureaucracy and class."show more

Rating details

165 ratings
3.75 out of 5 stars
5 21% (34)
4 42% (70)
3 30% (50)
2 5% (9)
1 1% (2)
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