The Shuttered Room by Christine Purkis
  

The Shuttered Room

Written by Christine Purkis
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RRP £7.99

Synopsis

The Shuttered Room by Christine Purkis

Life is sweet for seventeen-year-old Alison. A long, hot summer nannying in the South of France is bound to brush-up her French, top-up her tan and - who knows? - maybe even pep-up her love life too! But when Alison arrives in the sleepy village of St Secrets her dreams come crashing down around her...it's just so dull! And then she discovers the secret diary, and Alison finds herself swept away with its emotional, passionate and intriguing revelations...

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A captivating story by a talented writer Books for Keeps

About the Author

Christine Purkis has written many books including Paddlefeet, Sea Change and The Shuttered Room. She is a member of the society of literature. She lives in Bristol.

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Book Info

Format

Paperback
192 pages
Interest Age: From 12

Author

Christine Purkis
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Publisher

Red Fox an imprint of Random House Children's Publishers UK

Publication date

7th November 1996

ISBN

9780099472315


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