Gingerbread

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9780007488889: Gingerbread

HardCover. Pub Date :2014-02-13 Pages: 432 Language: English Publisher: The Borough Press Fairy tale and history. wilderness and civilisation collide in this brilliant and magical new novel from the author of Little Exiles In the depths of winter in. the land of Belarus. where ancient forests straddle modern country borders. an orphaned boy and his grandfather go to scatter his mother's ashes in the woodlands. Her last request to rest where she grew up will be fulfilled. Frightening though it is to leave the city . the boy knows he must keep his promise to mama: to stay by and protect his grandfather. whatever happens Her last potent gifts - a little wooden horse. and hunks of her homemade gingerbread - give him vigour And grandfather's magical stories help push.. the harsh world away. But the driving snow. which masks the tracks of forest life. also hides a frozen history o...

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Robert Dinsdale is the writer of Little Exiles. He was born in 1981 in North Yorkshire and currently lives in York, where he is working on a new novel.

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