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Paperback 224 Pages / Published: 14/05/2008
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Meg Rosoff, multi award winning author of How I Live Now, explores the pain of first love and coming-of-age in her compelling novel What I Was, which was once described by The Times as 'Samuel Beckett on ecstasy.'Shall I tell you about the year I discovered love?I'd been kicked out of two boarding schools and the last thing I wanted was to be here, on the East Anglian coast, in a third.But without St Oswald's, I would not have discovered the fisherman's hut with its roaring fire, its striped blankets, its sea monster stew.Without St Oswald's, I would not have met the boy with the beautiful eyes, the flickering half-smile, and no past.Without St Oswald's I would not have met Finn.And without Finn, there would be no story.Shall we begin?' . . . thrilling and sensitively told' - Observer' . . . mordantly funny and searingly well written' - The TimesBestselling author Meg Rosoff has received great critical acclaim since the publication of her first novel How I Live Now (winner of the Guardian Children's Fiction Prize). Her other novels, Just in Case (winner of the 2007 Carnegie Medal) and The Bride's Farewell, are also available from Puffin. Follow Meg on Twitter @megrosoff.

Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd
ISBN: 9780141322469
Number of pages: 224
Weight: 210 g
Dimensions: 198 x 129 x 16 mm

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“What I Was”

Did not really ike it at all to be honest. I got bored, nothing making me read on, i was near the end and my mum asked what the main characters name was, i didnt know! then i realised his name hadnt been mentioned but... More

Paperback edition
17th August 2008
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“What I Was”

nice mystery book

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1st August 2008
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