Abandoned as a baby, Stephen had nearly given up hope of ever finding his family. This epic adventure follows his change in fortunes as he receives an unexpected letter from a strange source and sets off on an unforgettable journey. From a drab room in London, where the rain confirms the greyness of his life, Stephen travels to a Cornish Valley; remote, exquisitely beautiful and heavy with secrets.
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(141mm x 124mm x 10mm)
Hodder Children's Books
Publisher: Hachette Children's Group
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Author Biography - Charmian Hussey
Charmian Hussey began her career modelling clothes for top couture and fashion houses in London. Later she trained as an archaeologist, originally studying at the University of London, Institute of Archaeology and working on excavations in Great Britain and the Middle East. On her return from two years work and research in Turkey she imported an ancient breed of Turkish dogs - now known in the United Kingdom as Anatolian Karabash. Tim graduated in Drama from the University of Bristol, in 1967. He now holds the position of Special Lecturer in the Department of Drama. He has played leading roles with both the Royal Shakespeare Company, and the Royal National Theatre. His most recent stage appearance was as General Ezra Mannon, in the Royal National Theatre's production of Mourning Becomes Electra. He is well known for his appearances on television which include Francis Crick in Life Story, The Chief, The Vice and 2004's costume drama, North and South . His award-winning performance as Ronald Merrick in The Jewel in the Crown brought him international recognition. He has filmed all over the world - Clash of the Titans, Escape to Victory, Remains of the Day, Gangs of New York, Oliver Stone's Alexander. Tim is a regular broadcaster, with many audiobooks to his credit, including The Illmoor Chronicles.