In Cold Domain

In Cold Domain

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This is a darkly comic novel about a family. Four children persist in visiting their mother at Cold Demesnes - much to her irritation. Indeed, whenever any of them cross her, she pulls out yet another plant from the beautiful garden which is the emblem, for them, of their blissful childhood.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 240 pages
  • Transworld Publishers Ltd
  • Black Swan
  • London, United Kingdom
  • New edition
  • New edition
  • 0552998273
  • 9780552998277
  • 2,096,815

About Anne Fine

Raking the Ashes is Anne Fine's sixth novel for adults. Her first was the critically acclaimed The Killjoy. Taking the Devil's Advice and Telling Liddy have both been adapted for the radio. She is also a distinguished writer for young people, and has won the Carnegie Medal twice, the Whitbread Children's Award twice, the Guardian Children's Literature Award and a Smarties Prize. An adaptation of her novel Goggle-Eyes has been shown by the BBC, and Twentieth-Century Fox filmed her novel Madame Doubtfire as Mrs Doubtfire, starring Robin Williams. Her books have been translated into twenty-six languages. Between 2001 and 2003 she was the second Children's Laureate. Anne Fine has two grown-up daughters and lives in County Durham.show more

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59 ratings
3.33 out of 5 stars
5 8% (5)
4 34% (20)
3 44% (26)
2 10% (6)
1 3% (2)
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