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The Vanishing of Katharina Linden by Helen Grant

The Vanishing of Katharina Linden by Helen Grant

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On the day Katharina Linden disappears, Pia is the last person to see her. Terror is spreading through the town. How could a ten-year-old girl vanish in a place where everybody knows everybody else? Pia is determined to find out what happened to Katharina. But then the next girl disappears...

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Shortlisted for the Carnegie Medal, Helen Grant's first teen novel The Vanishing of Katharina Linden follows a misfit teenager as she attempts to unravel the mystery of several strange disappearances in the small town of Bad Munstereifel. The Vanishing of Katharina Linden bridges the world of the traditional Grimm fairytale with the darker world of Angela Carter's adult fairytales.On the day Katharina Linden disappears, Pia is the last person to see her. Terror is spreading through the town. How could a ten-year-old girl vanish in a place where everybody knows everybody else?Pia is determined to find out what happened to Katharina.But then the next girl disappears. . .'For something so chilling, it is terrific entertainment' Sunday Times'Grant's splendid debut...is a feast of treats and creeps. Wonderful' Guardian'A strange, haunting modern fairy tale' John Connolly, author of The Book of Lost ThingsThe setting of the small German town of Bad Munstereifel, in Helen Grant's debut novel The Vanishing of Katharina Linden, is based on her own experience of emigrating there from England as a child. Her other darkly thrilling young adult novels, The Glass Demon and Wish Me Dead, are also available from Penguin.

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SKU GOR001476814
Title The Vanishing of Katharina Linden
Author By (author) Helen Grant
Contributor N/A
Condition VERYGOOD
Binding Type Paperback
Publisher Penguin Books Ltd
Year Published 2009
Page Number 352
ISBN 0141325739
ISBN13 9780141325736
Cover Note Book picture is for illustrative purposes only, actual cover or edition may vary.
Prizes Short-listed for Booktrust Teenage Prize 2009
Edition Text N/A
Note This is a used book. We do our best to provide good quality books for you to read, but there is no escaping the fact that it has been owned and read by someone else previously. Therefore it will show signs of wear and previous use.
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