The Year of the Rat (Paperback)
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The Year of the Rat (Paperback)

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Paperback Published: 01/01/2015
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Pearl's baby sister is The Rat. She's the reason Pearl's mum died, the reason everything changed forever, and Pearl can't forgive her for that. Because losing her mum is the hardest thing that has happened to Pearl and no one, not her dad, her interfering granny, her best friend - and especially not her new little sister - can break down the barriers she's putting up. But what if Pearl's mum isn't completely gone? What if, somehow, she's still here? The world may tip at any moment, Pearl knows that now. The trick is finding something to hold on to...

Publisher: Simon & Schuster Ltd
ISBN: 9781471120282

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“Certainly an author to look out for!”

This is one of the most refreshing books i've read in some months. Not normally something that I would pick up but I was intrigued by the story and I always like to read an authors first offering if possible so... More

Hardback edition
8th April 2014
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“Such a great book!”

Pearl is a wonderful character, she is refreshingly honest and flawed and her feelings towards The Rat are very strong. The sensitive issues of grief, loss and acceptance are dealt with in a straightforward yet... More

Hardback edition
3rd March 2014
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“I cried, I laughed, I loved it!”

A surprisingly bitter sweet, life-affirming story about loss, grief, and family dynamics. Yes it had me bawling my eyes out at times but it also made me laugh. The main character, Pearl, seems real and the author... More

Hardback edition
2nd March 2014
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