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Auteur: Clare Furniss
Taal: Engels
How Not to Disappear
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  • Engels
  • E-book
  • 9781471120329
  • januari 2016
  • 320 pagina's
  • Adobe ePub
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Shortlisted for the YA Book Prize 2017 and longlisted for the 2017 CILIP Carnegie Medal, this novel will make you laugh and break your heart.


Our memories are what make us who we are. Some are real. Some are made up. But they are the stories that tell us who we are. Without them we are nobody.


Hattie's summer isn't going as planned. Her two best friends have abandoned her: Reuben has run off to Europe to 'find himself' and Kat is in Edinburgh with her new girlfriend. Meanwhile Hattie is stuck babysitting her twin siblings and dealing with endless drama around her mum's wedding. Oh, and she's also just discovered that she's pregnant with Reuben's baby…Then Gloria, Hattie's great-aunt who no one even knew existed, comes crashing into her life. Gloria's fiercely independent, rather too fond of a gin sling and is in the early stages of dementia. Together the two of them set out on a road trip of self-discovery - Gloria to finally confront the secrets of her past before they are erased from her memory forever and Hattie to face the hard choices that will determine her future…

Non Pratt's Trouble meets Thelma and Louise with a touch of Elizabeth is Missing by Emma Healey, Clare Furniss' remarkable How Not To Disappear is an emotional rollercoaster of a novel.


'Funny, moving and packed with characters that jump off the page' Lisa Williamson, author of The Art of Being Normal

'Absolutely gorgeous, heartfelt and incredibly enjoyable' Robin Stevens, author of Lady Most Unladylike

'Funny, sharply observed, shocking and wonderful' Sunday Times Children's book of the week

'A beautifully executed story... gloriously funny, deeply emotional and a triumph' Daily Mail

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Just as emotional, warm and life-affirming as Clare Furniss' debut, The Year of the Rat . . . subtle but powerful . . . How Not to Disappear is another beautiful novel from Clare Furniss. It talks of love, family and the defining nature of memories in a way that is completely pitch-perfect. * So Many Books, So Little Time * A really heartfelt book which has a lot to say about family and its importance. I thoroughly recommend it. -- Kirsty, The Overflowing Library * Goodreads * I enjoyed the honesty of it and the way in which sadness and joy are presented as two sides of the same coin. I enjoyed the acknowledgement that love doesn't always conquer all . . . But mostly I enjoyed the growing relationship between two women, one looking back over a life and one looking towards a life yet to come. Recommended. * The Bookbag * An absolutely gorgeous, heartfelt and incredibly enjoyable follow up to The Year of the Rat ... Clare writes about serious subjects lightly but with real feeling, and conveys family relationships so well. -- Robin Stevens, author of Murder Most Unladylike Hattie and Gloria are such fantastic central characters. What a lovely, lovely book! -- Lisa Williamson, author of The Art of Being Normal This novel, encompassing violence to women, changing attitudes to unmarried mothers, and many kinds of love, is funny, sharply observed, shocking and wonderful. -- Nicolette Jones * The Sunday Times * This isn't the first YA novel to incorporate dementia as a plot device, but it's gloriously funny, deeply emotional and a triumph. -- Sally Morris * Daily Mail * Emotional, moving and thought provoking, and I loved it. * The Sun *

Productspecificaties

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Taal
Engels
Bindwijze
E-book
Verschijningsdatum
januari 2016
Afmetingen
21,6 x 13,5 x 3,2 cm
Aantal pagina's
320 pagina's
Ebook formaat
Adobe ePub
Aanbevolen leeftijd
14 - 21 jaar
Illustraties
Nee

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Auteur
Clare Furniss Clare Furniss
Co-auteur
Clare Furniss
Uitgever
Simon & Schuster

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NUR code
280
Thema Qualifier Code
5AQ
Thema Subject Code
YFB

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