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THE FORESHADOWING

Sedgwick, Marcus

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ISBN 10: 1842552198 / ISBN 13: 9781842552193
Editore: Orion Children's Books, London, 2005
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Signed by Sedgwick on the title page. A book for young adults. Fine in fine and bright dust jacket. An as new copy. Codice inventario libreria 36443

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Titolo: THE FORESHADOWING

Casa editrice: Orion Children's Books, London

Data di pubblicazione: 2005

Legatura: Hardcover

Condizione sovraccoperta: Dust Jacket Included

autografato: Signed

Edizione: First edition, first printing

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It is 1915. 17 year old Sasha Fox is the privileged only daughter of a respected doctor living in the wealthy seaside town of Brighton. But her brothers, Edgar and Tom, have gone to war and Sasha has a terrible gift. She can see the future. Her premonitions show her untold horrors on the battlefields of the Somme, and worse still, what will happen to Edgar and Tom. Like the prophetess Cassandra, who foretold the tragedies of Troy, Sasha is trapped by power. No one will believe her. Her family have lost faith in her. She is determined to win them back, whatever the price. And it is a high one - seeing the future is a fate almost too awful to contemplate - for who wants to see the end of their own story...? Stylishly written in his familiar, poetic prose the story is that of a world full of threat and a child in jeopardy - but with a heroine resourceful enough to try to change the path of Fate.

About the Author:

Marcus Sedgwick works in children's publishing and before that he was a bookseller. He won the Teenage Book Trust Prize 2007 for MY SWORDHAND IS SINGING.

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