She is Not Invisible
Written by Marcus Sedgwick
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October 2013 Book of the Month When sixteen-year-old Laureth’s father vanishes she is determined to track him down. So determined that she flies to New York to find him. But Laureth doesn’t go alone; she takes her seven year old brother with her because she needs him. Laureth is blind and Benjamin is essential as her guide. Award-winning Marcus Sedgwick tells a pell-mell adventure as the children unravel the mysteries of obsession and coincidence as they solve the riddle behind their father’s disappearance.
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She is Not Invisible by Marcus Sedgwick
Laureth Peak's father is a writer. For years he's been trying, and failing, to write a novel about coincidence. His wife thinks he's obsessed, Laureth thinks he's on the verge of a breakdown.He's supposed to be doing research in Austria, so when his notebook shows up in New York, Laureth knows something is wrong. On impulse she steals her mother's credit card and heads for the States, taking her strange little brother Benjamin with her. Reunited with the notebook, they begin to follow clues inside, trying to find their wayward father. Ahead lie challenges and threats, all of which are that much tougher for Laureth than they would be for any other 16-year old. Because Laureth Peak is blind.
A small number of readers were lucky enough to be invited to review She Is Not Invisible. Read their reviews below.
Jenny Duffy, age 20 - 'While the reader is made very aware of her blindness and how it affects her life, the lasting impression of Laureth is that she is courageous, resourceful and active.' Click Here to read the full review.
Safiyah Afghan - 'Addictive and intriguing, She is Not Invisible is perfect for all readers, especially those who are looking for something a bit different.' Click Here to read the full review.
Sam Harper - 'The mystery comes together piece by piece until you can finally see the whole picture at the very end. This is an ingenious and very cleverly written story. Fantastic!' Click Here to read the full review.
Jade Craddock - 'There are some young adult books that stand out and demand to be read, not only by teens but by adults alike, and this is one of them.' Click Here to read the full review.
Further praise for She Is Not Invisible.
This is a novel that demands to be read more than once because it is only at the conclusion of the seven interlinked episodic stories that the complexity of the novel's extraordinary story of doomed love becomes clear... Sedgwick is a fine writer and this hugely atmospheric and demanding book will satisfy adults too. -- Sally Morris THE DAILY MAIL
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