Shadow of a Hero

Shadow of a Hero

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Letta begins to take an interest in Varina, the tiny Balkan state where her parents grew up. But after the collapse of communism the nation calls for independence, and Letta's enthusiasm for her parent's culture leads her to discover just how fragile the nation really is. This title is a powerful and timely novel from the award-winning author of "Tulku", "Eva", "A.K." and "A Bone from a Dry Sea".show more

Product details

  • 9+
  • Paperback | 304 pages
  • 106 x 178 x 19mm | 158g
  • Transworld Publishers Ltd
  • Corgi Books
  • London, United Kingdom
  • 0552568635
  • 9780552568630

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"The power, versatility, sheer professionalism of [Peter Dickinson's] new book are such as few writers, past or present, can hope to match. A great and eloquent story ... relentlessly readable." The Junior Bookshelf "Beautifully told" Times Educational Supplement "Riveting" The Guardianshow more

About Peter Dickinson

PETER DICKINSON has won numerous prizes for his books for young readers, including the Carnegie Medal (twice), the Guardian Award and the Whitbread Literary Award (again, twice). His previous titles include Tulku, City of Gold, and the Changes Trilogy.show more

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