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The Leap

Written by Jonathan Stroud

The Leap Synopsis

Everyone says that Max is drowned, but Charlie thinks differently: she was in the mill-pool with him, and knows exactly what she saw. When she begins to see him in her dreams, her hopes are raised. It seems the reunion she craves is possible. But where exactly is Max leading her? And will she be able to return?

The Leap Press Reviews

Compelling reading . . . Sensitively depicted * Guardian * Atmospheric and intriguing . . . The quality of the writing never flags * Daily Telegraph * This novel braids the fantastic and the everyday together into a very skilful and readable story, full of real emotions and fairytale echoes * Carousel * A finely choreographed novel of displacement, death and friendship * Oxford Times *

Book Information

ISBN: 9780099402855
Publication date: 4th January 2001
Author: Jonathan Stroud
Publisher: Red Fox an imprint of Random House Children's Publishers UK
Format: Paperback / softback
Pagination: 192 pages

About Jonathan Stroud

Jonathan Stroud was born in Bedford in 1970. After studying English Literature at York University, he moved to London, where he worked as an editor in a publishing firm. He is the author of the best-selling BARTIMAEUS sequence, which is published in 35 languages and has sold 6 million copies worldwide, and also of four other novels: HEROES OF THE VALLEY, THE LAST SIEGE, THE LEAP and BURIED FIRE. Jonathan lives in Hertfordshire with his family.

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