Flambards by K. M. Peyton
  

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A totally absorbing novel about twelve-year-old Christina who is sent to live with her fierce uncle and his two sons in their decaying mansion, Flambards. Christina discovers a passion for horses and riding but finds herself part of a strange household, divided by emotional undercurrents and cruelty.

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Flambards by K. M. Peyton

A totally absorbing novel about twelve-year-old Christina who is sent to live with her fierce uncle and his two sons in their decaying mansion, Flambards. Christina discovers a passion for horses and riding, but finds herself part of a strange household, divided by emotional undercurrents and cruelty.

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...brilliantly compelling slice of social history The School Librarian K M Peyton convincingly portrays the passion, uncertainty and intensity of young love. Linda Newbery, Armadillo

About the Author

K. M. Peyton

Born in 1929 K. M. Peyton is a well known and well loved author of over 50 books for children. Author of the Flambards Series and A Pattern of Roses, both of which have been adapted for film, she was winner of the Carnegie Medal in 1969 for The Edge of the Cloud, part of the Flambards Series.

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Format

Paperback
224 pages

Author

K. M. Peyton
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Author's Website

kmpeyton.co.uk/

Publisher

Oxford University Press

Publication date

3rd April 2014

ISBN

9780192736376

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