Playing with Fire
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Playing with Fire by Henning Mankell
Book DescriptionA brave, moving and unflinchingly honest YA novel about a young girl's life in Mozambique, where poverty, exploitation, HIV/AIDS and the legacy of war are constant problems. This book continues the story of Sofia, from Secrets in the Fire, who lost her legs after a landmine accident.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9781865087146
(195mm x 130mm x 18mm)
Imprint: Allen & Unwin Children's Books
Publisher: Allen & Unwin
Publish Date: 1-Sep-2002
Country of Publication: Australia
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Author Biography - Henning Mankell
Henning Mankell is a well-known Swedish writer of novels and plays. His detective novels are published in the UK by Harvill. He spends half his time in Mozambique, where he manages the National Theatre...Anna Patterson is an award-winning translator who lives in Scotland.
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