Ara and Kit, two girls in the village school, seem to have nothing in common. Ara, the elder, is large, earthy and illiterate; Kit is lean, brainy and interested in abstractions like philosophy. After they leave school Ara cannot let Kit alone - she is drawn to her as a moth to a candle flame.

The Friendship 2011, The Harvill Press, London

ISBN-13: 9781846555640


The Friendship 2000, Random House (UK), London, England

ISBN-13: 9781860465604

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