The Thing about Jellyfish (Hardback)Ali Benjamin (author)
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'A heartbreakingly touching debut about friendship, loss, fear and love that is funny, clever and beautifully written.' The Mail
Publisher: Pan Macmillan
Number of pages: 352
Weight: 428 g
Dimensions: 205 x 136 x 31 mm
This is a heartbreakingly touching debut about friendship, loss, fear and love that is funny,
clever and beautifully written.
An accomplished debut that skillfully charts the pressure growing up puts on friendships * The Bookseller *
[an] intense and nuanced tale of friendship, revenge and youthful resourcefulness * Guardian *
the kind of book you just want to hug it's so good * Irish Independent *
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