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Hurry Up and Wait (Paperback)

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Paperback 308 Pages / Published: 16/06/2011
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In her eagerly anticipated second novel Mail on Sunday Novel Competition winner Isabel Ashdown explores the treacherous territory of adolescent friendships, and traces across the decades the repercussions of a dangerous relationship. In August 1985, Sarah Ribbons celebrates her fifteenth birthday in the back garden of the suburban seaside house she shares with her ageing father. As she embarks on her final year at Selton High School for Girls Sarah's main focus is on her erratic friendships with Tina and Kate; her closest allies one moment, her fiercest opponents the next as they compete for the attention of the new boy, Dante. When her father is unexpectedly taken ill, Sarah is sent to stay with Kate's family. The girls have never been closer - until events take a sinister turn. Now, as she prepares for her school reunion, thirty-nine-year-old Sarah has to face up to the truth of what really happened back in the summer of 1986.

Publisher: Myriad Editions
ISBN: 9780956251558
Number of pages: 308
Dimensions: 198 x 129 x 22 mm

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“School memories can be hard.”

Hurry Up and Wait is the second novel by Isabel Ashdown following on the from the award-winning success of Glasshopper.

A 39 nine-year old Sarah Ribbons is preparing to attend a reunion at her old School, Selton High... More

Paperback edition
12th September 2011
Helpful? Upvote 49

“I am really glad that I read this”

I am so really glad that I read Hurry Up And Wait the memories of this brilliant novel will stay with me for a long time. I think Hurry Up And Wait should be made into a short film. I could not put this novel by... More

Paperback edition
13th November 2013
Helpful? Upvote 9

“Good characterisation but wanted more from the plot”

Twenty-four years after leaving her high school, Sarah returns for her school reunion, which makes her relive her troubled last year at high school where she had to deal with the mercurial nature of her so-called best... More

Paperback edition
3 similar books recommended
5th February 2017
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