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Tamar

Written by Mal Peet

Tamar Synopsis

A thrilling and moving story about love, betrayal and belonging. When Tamar's grandfather, an intensely private man, falls from a balcony to his death, he leaves behind a box with Tamar's name on it. For a long time Tamar refuses even to think about it...until one hot June day she opens it to reveal a series of clues and hidden messages from her grandfather. She and her cousin Johannes follow the clues and discover that her name also belonged to someone else over half a century before; someone involved in the terrifying world of resistance fighters in Nazi-occupied Holland during the Second World War. As she pieces together the mystery her grandfather left behind, another Tamar's story is unravelled; a story of passionate love, jealousy and tragedy played out amongst the daily fear and horror of war.;By the author of Keeper , winner of the 2004 Branford-Boase award.;Written with such detailed historical and emotional sweep, this novel will stay with you long after you've turned the last page and is bound to attract child and adult readership.

Book Information

ISBN: 9780744565706
Publication date: 3rd October 2005
Author: Mal Peet
Publisher: Walker Books Ltd
Format: Paperback / softback
Pagination: 600 pages

About Mal Peet

Mal Peet, author and illustrator, has produced over 60 non-fiction and picture books for children with his wife, Elspeth Graha. Author of the 2004 Branford-Boase Award-winning Keeper , Mal is an illustrator for magazines such as Time Out and Private Eye, and divides his time between Norfolk and Devon.

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