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With the ferocity of a mother tiger defending her cubs, fourteen-year-old Emmie Bean watches over her household: her amiable drunken father, her gaunt, evangelical old grandmother, her beautiful, wayward sister Alice and most precious of all, eight-year-old Oliver, who has the countenance of an angel and the ethical sense of a cobra. But with the arrival of new neighbours, the outside world intrudes into the isolated privacy of family life and Emmie's kingdom is no longer secure. Combining the guile of a young child with ...

Tortoise By Candlelight 2006, Virago Press Ltd, London

ISBN-13: 9781844084364

Mass-market paperback

Tortoise by Candlelight 1989, Virago Press (UK)

ISBN-13: 9781853810053