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Judith and Mick live at New Scar House with their large family. Bob and Dick live at the farm at Ravensgill with their grandmother. The children go the same school and are acquainted, but know nothing of their familial relationship to one another - broken off 40 years before when a man died and another, suspected of his murder, disappeared. The book begins with a letter arriving at New Scar House, prompting an immediate reply to Ravensgill. It awakens curiosity in the younger members of both families. Despite their elders' peculiar and obstinate silence, they begin to investigate...
'The master of contemporary English writing for children.' Times Literary Supplement
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William Mayne has now published almost one hundred books for children including the Carnegie Medal winning book A Grass Rope (1957).
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Book Description Puffin Books, 1972. Paperback. Condition: Good. . VINTAGE. Usual signs of a well read book but good overall condition. May not look good on your bookcase after reading and probably not suitable as a present unless hard to find elsewhere SECURE DAILY POSTING FROM UK. 30 DAY GUARANTEE. Seller Inventory # mon0002406512
Book Description -. Paperback. Condition: Very Good. Ravensgill (Puffin books) This book is in very good condition and will be shipped within 24 hours of ordering. The cover may have some limited signs of wear but the pages are clean, intact and the spine remains undamaged. This book has clearly been well maintained and looked after thus far. Money back guarantee if you are not satisfied. See all our books here, order more than 1 book and get discounted shipping. Seller Inventory # 7719-9780140305524
Book Description Puffin 28/09/1972, 1972. Condition: Very Good. Shipped within 24 hours from our UK warehouse. Clean, undamaged book with no damage to pages and minimal wear to the cover. Spine still tight, in very good condition. Remember if you are not happy, you are covered by our 100% money back guarantee. Seller Inventory # 6545-9780140305524
Book Description Puffin 28/09/1972, 1972. Condition: Good. Will be shipped promptly from UK warehouse. Book is in good condition with no missing pages, no damage or soiling and tight spine. There may be some dog-eared pages showing previous use but overall a great book. Seller Inventory # 9053-9780140305524
Book Description Puffin Books, 1970. Paperback. Condition: Very Good. 0140305521. Seller Inventory # IM294472
Book Description Penguin Books, 1972. Paperback. Condition: Good. Light wear to covers and edges, pages yellowing slightly but clean, binding good. Judith and Bob discover that a murder mystery lies buried at the heart of the silent feud between their families. Another subtle, fascinating book by the authors of 'Earthfasts' and 'The Battlefield'. Seller Inventory # 006639
Book Description Puffin Books, England, 1972. Soft cover. Condition: Fair. No Jacket. First Puffin edition from 1972. Cover illustration by Trevor Stubley. Cover rubbed along edges and along spine. Small tear at top of spine and towards top of front cover. Sign at page ends of a water stain. Book bent at bottom. Bookseller inven. 2.9. Seller Inventory # 000065
Book Description Puffin Books, 1972. Paperback. Condition: Good. FAST Despatch by First Class Royal Mail. Seller Inventory # mon0000092072