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Fever Hill by Michelle Paver
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"A great holiday read."
4 stars"
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If you enjoyed The Shadow Catcher you must read Fever Hill. It's a compelling read from start to finish.

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Nothing about Sophie Monroe is 'appropriate'. She's too outspoken, too determined, and her childhood hero, Ben Kelly, grew up in appalling poverty in the London slums. er only haven is Eden, the hauntingly beautiful plantation in Jamaica, where her sister Madeleine leads a charmed existence with her husband and children. ut when Sophie returns from England in the summer of 1903, she finds Eden on the brink of ruin. Nothing is as it seems. Ben is avoiding her, and Madeleine is hiding something. But what? What could be so wrong that she can't tell her own sister? ow Sophie must face not just a clash of loyalties, but the savage prejudices of colonial society. And finally, she must confront the ghosts of her own past... *Wolf Brother, the author's first children's book published in 2004 has done extremely well and received great reviews. Young, bright, exceptionally promotable author. A glorious, compulsive period read...laced in magic, it fair zings along. I loved it...Quite splendid' The Bookseller

Author Biography

Michelle Paver was born in Malawi; her father was South African and her mother is Belgian. They moved to England when she was small and she was brought up in Wimbledon, where she still lives. After gaining a first in biochemistry at Oxford she became a lawyer and was until recently a partner of a large City law firm, specialising in patent litigation. She has now given up the law to write full-time. She is the author of Without Charity, A Place in the Hills, The Shadow Catcher, Fever Hill and The Serpent's Tooth, all of which are available in Corgi paperback. She is also the author of the bestselling Chronicles of Ancient Darkness sequence for children. For more information about Michelle Paver and her books, please visit her official website at www.michellepaver.com
Release date NZ
May 1st, 2004
Country of Publication
United Kingdom
Edition
New edition
Imprint
Corgi Books
Pages
464
Dimensions
129x198x25
ISBN-13
9780552771269
Product ID
1673317

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