The Rabbit Back Literature Society (Paperback)
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The Rabbit Back Literature Society (Paperback)

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Paperback Published: 04/09/2014
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A highly contagious book virus, a literary society and a Snow Queen-like disappearing author 'She came to realise that under one reality there's always another. And another one under that.' Only very special people are chosen by children's author Laura White to join 'The Society', an elite group of writers in the small town of Rabbit Back. Now a tenth member has been selected: Ella, literature teacher and possessor of beautifully curving lips. But soon Ella discovers that the Society is not what it seems. What is its mysterious ritual, 'The Game'? What explains the strange disappearance that occurs at Laura's winter party, in a whirlwind of snow? Why are the words inside books starting to rearrange themselves? Was there once another tenth member, before her? Slowly, disturbing secrets that had been buried come to light...In this chilling, darkly funny novel, the uncanny brushes up against the everyday in the most beguiling and unexpected of ways.

Publisher: Pushkin Press
ISBN: 9781782270430

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“A stunningly odd and absorbing novel that reads like The Secret History as written by David Lynch, as secrets are revealed, sadistic games are played out and dreamlike visions fill a sleepy Finnish town.”

Everything in the small town of Rabbit Back seems to focus on Laura White, a Tove Jansson-esque children’s author whose strange creature-filled books have captured the hearts of Finnish children for generations. The... More

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17th February 2015
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Nicole @WstonesHemel

“Twin Peak Bonkers!”

I tried to explain this book to my colleague and at the end 12 minutes later I still have no idea how to put it into words and do it justice.
There is not a book out there that is as bonkers as this though. Library... More

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15th December 2013
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“Great Finnish fantasy!”

Fantasy fiction would not normally attract me, although authors such as David Mitchell and Kate Atkinson have proved to me that these genres cannot really be 'generalised' as such - and, similarly, I found... More

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5th September 2014
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