The Rope Ladder by Nigel Richardson

The Rope Ladder

Written by Nigel Richardson

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A great story for teenagers where the reader urgently turns the pages. Set in a fictional context with all the necessary street cred. This is the author’s second novel; we enjoyed the first one called The Wrong Hands but this one is even more accomplished and quite different from much that’s on the market.


The Rope Ladder by Nigel Richardson

Mungo's world falls apart when his dad falls ill and dies. His life is further disrupted by his mother's decision to leave the family home in London and move to the countryside. During a hurricane Mungo finds himself seeking solace at the bottom of a disused well, but when the rope ladder disappears, Mungo knows his life is hanging in the balance.

About the Author

Nigel Richardson

Nigel Richardson is the author of two previous books, Breakfast in Brighton and Dog Days in Soho, and has also written several plays and a drama series for BBC Radio Four. Nigel worked as the deputy travel editor of The Daily Telegraph for thirteen years.

He was born in the Midlands, grew up in Yorkshire and Sussex and now lives in south-west London. He is a big fan of dogs and of Wolverhampton Wanderers FC.

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Oxford University Press

Publication date

1st March 2007




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