The Exiles: The Exiles In Love
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The Exiles: The Exiles In Love

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The four Conroy sisters find themselves falling prey to what Big Grandma calls the 'family failing'. Impracticably. Desperately. Unsuitably. And usually quite hopelessly!Ruth is the hardest hit, falling for the school bus driver, the temporary English teacher and the boy who works at the butcher shop simultaneously. Naomi shares her love for the English teacher, Rachel fancies French visitor Philippe and Phoebe is occupied spying on everybody else! And as always, all four girls seem unable to avoid hilarious situations . . .show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 160 pages
  • 127 x 190.5 x 15.24mm | 68.04g
  • Hachette Children's Group
  • Hodder Children's Books
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 0340950536
  • 9780340950531
  • 344,861

About Hilary McKay

Hilary McKay won the Guardian Children`s Award with her first novel, The Exiles. Her subsequent work has achieved similar recognition - The Exiles at Home won the Smarties Prize and Saffy`s Angel won the Whitbread. A graduate of Botany and Zoology from St Andrews University, Hilary now writes full-time. She lives in Derbyshire with her husband and two children.show more

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Hilary McKay's strength lies in her understanding of young people and her ability to evoke them very simply. * The Guardian * McKay has a genius for domestic comedy. * The Sunday Times * PRAISE FOR THE CASSON FAMILY BOOKS:'Hilary McKay's wittily observed portrayals of family life are full of warmth, vitality and irrepressible good humour.' * Kate Agnew, The Guardian * McKay has created a boisterous, chaotic family which always makes me want to rush out and adopt three sisters. * TES *show more

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