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A Spell of Winter
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A Spell of Winter
by Dunmore, Helen

Bestselling author Helen Dunmore's third novel, "A Spell of Winter" won the 1996 Orange Prize. Catherine and her brother, Rob, don't know why they have been abandoned by their parents. Incarcerated in the enormous country house of their grandfather - 'the man from nowhere' - they create a refuge against their family's dark secrets, and against the outside world as it moves towards the First World War. As time passes, their sibling love deepens and crosses into forbidden territory. But they are not as alone in the house as they believe ..."A marvellous novel about forbidden passions and the terrible consequences of thwarted love. "

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Publication date: 2007

ISBN: URN:ISBN:9780141033587

OPAC reference: KOHA-OAI-BCP:5014

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