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Helena McEwen - Author

Helena McEwen grew up in Scotland and lives in London. She trained as a painter at Camberwell and Chelsea art schools and has mounted several exhibitions of her paintings. Her debut novel, The Big House, was first published in 1999. Her second, Ghost Girl, follows a thirteen-year-old girl to a convent boarding school in the English countryside.

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If you like Helena McEwen you might also like to read books by Julie Myerson, Esther Freud and Helen Dunmore.

Featured Books, with extracts, by Helena McEwen

Ghost Girl by Helena McEwen
Ghost Girl
Helena McEwen
A lyrical novel of two teenage sisters at either end of the age scale as they experience the highs and lows of adolescence in 70âs London. Comparison: Helen Dunmore, Julie Myerson, Esther Freud. Similar this month: None but try...
Format: Paperback - Released: 15/08/2005

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