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Author: Nina Bawden
ISBN: 0397315090
Publisher: Lippincott (September 1971)
Rating: 4.2
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Nina Bawden was a popular British novelist and children's writer. Her mother was a teacher and her father a marine.

Nina Bawden was a popular British novelist and children's writer. When World War II broke out she spent the school holidays at a farm in Shropshire along with her mother and her brothers, but lived in Aberdare, Wales, during term time. Bawden attended Somerville College, Oxford, where she gained a degree in Philosophy, Politics and Economics. Her Nina Bawden was a popular British novelist and children's writer.

Nina Bawden CBE FRSL JP (19 January 1925 – 22 August 2012) was an English novelist and children's writer. She was shortlisted for the Booker Prize in 1987 and the Lost Man Booker Prize in 2010. She is one of very few who have both served as a Booker judge and made a Booker shortlist as an author. She was a recipient of the Golden PEN Award. Bawden was born in 1925 and lived in Ilford, Essex, in "a rather nasty housing estate that mother despised".

Lucy's trouble is that the exercise of her ambition is trammelled by the letter, though not the spirit, of such contemporary morality as has been distilled to her.

When Tom Harrington embarks on an affair with the beautiful and affectionate Emily Hunter, he has no idea how seriously his life will be affected. Lucy's trouble is that the exercise of her ambition is trammelled by the letter, though not the spirit, of such contemporary morality as has been distilled to her.

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Nina Bawden Nina Bawden. On the Scottish island of Skua, friendship develops between the lonely and mysterious Perdita and a blind girl, Janey. Both possess a kind of second sight - Janey's is the ability to hear, feel and remember more than others, and Perdita's is the ominous legacy of her being a witch's daughter.

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