The Forgotten Island

The Forgotten Island

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Helen has just turned eleven. It is summer and she is in Bella Terra, an island off Italy where her family spend an idyllic few months each year. This time, though, everything is different. Her parents' marriage is simmering with tension. Lea, her 13-year-old sister, is becoming increasingly rebellious. Mr Peters, their artist neighbor, and the Ashtons, glamorous friends of Helen's mother, add to the strain. It will be a hot, blue summer, a summer of love affairs, heartbreak and loss of innocence. And it will ultimately lead to a more

Product details

  • Hardback | 200 pages
  • 160 x 231.1 x 17.8mm | 385.56g
  • ISIS Publishing
  • Oxford, United Kingdom
  • English
  • Large type / large print
  • large type edition
  • 0753175754
  • 9780753175750

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""The Forgotten Island is a dream landscape, incantatory, charmed, replete with the gorgeous terrors of what dreams reveal and the haunting way they last."-Antonya Nelson "A beautifully rendered story of paradise lost, of everyday evil, and of childhood betrayed. Sasha Troyan is a fearless and heartbreaking writer."-Jean Thompsonshow more

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40 ratings
2.87 out of 5 stars
5 12% (5)
4 8% (3)
3 42% (17)
2 30% (12)
1 8% (3)
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