Helen Dunmore Stormswept

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Stormswept

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9780007455416: Stormswept

An atmospheric and beautifully written adventure, from the award-winning author of INGO Morveren lives with her parents and twin sister Jenna on an island off the coast of Cornwall - an island that in the long distant past was devastated by a tidal wave, its halls and people lost. Only some of those taken by the sea may not have been lost at all...Now, as Morveren and Jenna's relationship shifts and changes, like driftwood on the tide, Morveren finds a beautiful teenage boy in a rock pool after a storm. Going to his rescue, she is shocked to see that he is not human but a Mer boy.

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Helen Dunmore is an award-winning novelist and poet as well as a children's writer. She has published eight collections of poetry, and has written nine novels and two collections of short stories. She has won the Orange Prize for Fiction with her novel A Spell of Winter, and her novel The Siege was shortlisted for the Orange Prize and the Whitbread Prize for Fiction and was serialised on BBC Radio 4. Her latest novel, Counting the Stars, is published in February 2008.

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"Shows shimmering layers of charm, emotional intelligence and mystery." - Amanda Craig, The Times "Stormswept is an atmospheric, lyrical novel from Helen Dunmore, who has returned to the unforgettable world she created in her Ingo novels... An engaging and emotional adventure." - We Love This Book "A beautifully written story with vivid characters...A tense, imaginative adventure." - The Daily Mail

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