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Paperback 336 Pages / Published: 02/02/2012
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`A gripping, flawless novel . . . memorable, atmospheric and chilling' Sophie Hannah

Sixteen year old Shelley and her mother move to Honeysuckle cottage in the middle of the countryside, fleeing their fears and anxieties and hoping to put behind them years of suffering at the hands of others. Shelley has endured terrible bullying from the girls who used to be her best friends, and her mother has been left reeling following a divorce from her selfish, demanding husband. For Shelley and her mother are `mice' - timid, nervous and obliging. And for a while, in their cottage-haven, the women flourish.

But one night, their fragile peace is shattered when Shelley wakes to hear a creak on the stairs. Someone has broken into the house . . .

In the shocking, chilling events that follow, Shelley's world is turned on its head, as the women find themselves tested as never before. And as their lives spiral out of control, the tension reaches fever pitch, and Shelley begins to wonder: if she and her mother are not mice after all, then what are they?

'Truly remarkable . . . Mice is a book many will without question be talking about' Daily Express



'A sophisticated psychological thriller . . . gripping' Guardian

Publisher: Pan Macmillan
ISBN: 9780330525596
Number of pages: 336
Weight: 241 g
Dimensions: 197 x 130 x 22 mm

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“I lived through every moment of this book”

The cover of many books say 'a page turner' or 'you won't be able to put it down', but this book truly lives up to those claims. I experienced every second of every event in this book with the... More

Paperback edition
30th December 2010
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“Well written”

The book was well written with a fully developed plot and identifiable characters. The pace was fairly brisk although I sometimes found that I was impatient for the story to move on.

Overall I found this book mature... More

Paperback edition
4th January 2011
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“Disappointing”

I did not find the plot or characters anyhow convincing. The writing was far too repetitive, as the main character was remembering things that happened in just a chapter before and so everything was re-narrated time... More

Paperback edition
19th January 2011
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