Fiction, General Fiction
Paperback Published on: 06/06/2024
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A Sunday Times historical fiction book of the year

'A moving study of an unlikely friendship and the healing power of the natural world'?Sunday Times

'A tender portrait of wartime youth'?Guardian


Frida is a twelve-year-old evacuee from the East End, sent to stay with a farming family deep in the lonely landscape of the Fens.

Philip is an artist and a conscientious objector, living in a remote lighthouse on the shores of the Wash.

Amid the wild beauty of the wetlands, as the world is consumed by war, they form a friendship that will change the course of both their lives.

  • Publisher: Pushkin Press
  • ISBN: 9781911590750
  • Number of pages: 272
  • Dimensions: 198 x 129 mm

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