So Much To Tell You by John Marsden
  

So Much To Tell You

Written by John Marsden

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Scarred, literally, by her past, Marina has withdrawn into silence. Then, at her new boarding school, she is set the task of writing a diary by her English teacher, and finds a way of expressing her thoughts and feelings and of exploring the traumatic events that have caused her distress. Through Marina's diary we gain an insight into life on her dormitory, and her difficult relationship with her father, who injured her in an angry moment. Eventually, Marina makes tentative friendships and, in a moving denouement, is reconciled with her father.

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So Much To Tell You by John Marsden

Scarred, literally, by her past, Marina has withdrawn into silence. Then, at her new boarding school, she is set the task of writing a diary by her English teacher, and finds a way of expressing her thoughts and feelings and of exploring the traumatic events that have caused her distress. Through Marina's diary we gain an insight into life on her dormitory, and her difficult relationship with her father, who injured her in an angry moment. Eventually, Marina makes tentative friendships and, in a moving denouement, is reconciled with her father.

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Beautifully written... The heroine's perceptiveness, sense of humour and fair-mindedness temper the tragedy and offer a splendid read. The Times Educational Supplement

About the Author

John Marsden
John Marsden lives on a large bush property in Australia. He writes novels for teenagers and children, and has sold over 3 million books around the world. So Much to Tell You was his first book. It has won numerous Australian and international awards, been translated into 12 different languages and has profoundly affected many readers.

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Format

Paperback
160 pages

Author

John Marsden
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Publisher

Walker Books Ltd

Publication date

6th September 2004

ISBN

9781844289462

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