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Description - Cryers Hill by Kitty Aldridge

In July 1934, Walter Brown went alone to the woodland pond. He saw his girl swimming there. He watched her floating and saw how white her skin was in the green water, her belly, her breasts, her pond-tangled hair. Then she turned over like an otter and dived down. She did not come up again. In July 1969, Sean Matthews finds himself in the very same woodland, where he witnesses an event he later cannot bear to remember. Two boys, growing up in the same village thirty-five years apart, have each seen something they shouldn t. Hailed by Salman Rushie on the publication of her first novel, Pop, Cryers Hill confirms Kitty Aldridge as a writer of immense talent, possessing the rare gift of enabling us to see the world anew.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780099506188
ISBN-10: 0099506181
Format: Paperback / softback
(198mm x 130mm x 22mm)
Pages: 352
Imprint: Vintage
Publisher: Vintage Publishing
Publish Date: 6-Mar-2008
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - Kitty Aldridge

Kitty Aldridge was born in Bahrain but grew up in England She trained as an actress in London and has since worked in film, theatre and television as an actress and writer. Her acclaimed first novel, Pop, was published by Cape in 2001.

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