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- HarperCollins 2009; US$ 5.99
I wish I was away in IngoFar across the briny sea,Sailing over deepest watersWhere love nor care never trouble me. . . . By the Cornwall coast where Sapphire lives with her family, it's easy to hear the call of the sea. Too easy. When the sea called to Sapphy's father, he vanished from her life. When the sea called to her brother, he started disappearing... more...
- HarperCollins 2009; US$ 13.99
In a seaside town of sandy beaches and ocean breezes, Sapphy has never felt so far from the sea. The crowded shore at St. Pirans is nothing like the cove at Sapphy's old home, where she first found her way into the underwater world of Ingo. But Ingo's pull is strong, and it always finds a way. Soon Sapphy and her brother, Conor, are swimming beneath... more...
- HarperCollins 2009; US$ 14.62
Sapphire lives in two worlds. On land she walks the rocky shores of the Cornwall coast?but under the sea she can swim like a seal by the side of her Mer friend Faro. Now both of Sapphy's worlds are threatened. In the profound depths of the ocean, where the Mer cannot go, a monster called the Kraken is stirring. He has the power to sweep Ingo away... more...
- Random House 2012; US$ 11.27
In the winter of 1952, Isabel Carey moves to the East Riding of Yorkshire with her husband Philip, a GP. With Philip spending long hours on call, Isabel finds herself isolated and lonely as she strives to adjust to the realities of married life. Woken by intense cold one night, she discovers an old RAF greatcoat hidden in the back of a cupboard.... more...
- Penguin Books Ltd 2002; US$ 12.78
Helen Dunmore follows the lives of four ordinary people, united by love, trying to survive the siege of Leningrad in her powerful historical novel The Siege . Leningrad, September 1941. Hitler orders the German forces to surround the city at the start of the most dangerous, desperate winter in its history. For two pairs of lovers - Anna and... more...
- Penguin Books Ltd 2007; US$ 14.38
In her prize-winning first novel, Zennor in Darkness , Helen Dunmore reimagines the plight of D.H. Lawrence and his German wife hiding out in Cornwall during the First World War. Spring, 1917, and war haunts the Cornish coastal village of Zennor: ships are being sunk by U-boats, strangers are treated with suspicion, and newspapers are full of... more...
- Penguin Books Ltd 2007; US$ 15.98
Bestselling author Helen Dunmore's third novel, A Spell of Winter won the 1996 Orange Prize. Catherine and her brother, Rob, don't know why they have been abandoned by their parents. Incarcerated in the enormous country house of their grandfather - 'the man from nowhere' - they create a refuge against their family's dark secrets, and against... more...
- Penguin Books Ltd 2010; US$ 14.38
The Betrayal is the sequel to Helen Dunmore's hugely successful historical novel The Siege , set in Stalin's Russia. Leningrad, 1952. Andrei, a young hospital doctor and Anna, a nursery school teacher, are forging a life together in the post-war, post-siege wreckage. But their happiness is precarious, like that of millions of Russians who... more...
- Penguin Books Ltd 2011; US$ 4.78
Penguin Specials are designed to fill a gap. Written to be read over a long commute or a short journey, they are original and exclusively in digital form. This is a chilling tale by Helen Dunmore. 'It was nothing, she tells herself, but her body knows better.' Florence lives in the country, lapped by miles and miles of darkness. She feels safe... more...
- Bloodaxe Books 2011; US$ 14.51
A celebrated winner of fiction's Orange Prize, Helen Dunmore is as spellbinding a storyteller in her poetry as in her novels. As in her fiction, these haunting narratives draw us into darkness, engaging our fears and hopes in poetry of rare luminosity. Her poems also cast a bright, revealing light on the living world, by land and sea, on love, longing... more...