Mobile Library

by David Whitehouse

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Mobile Library Synopsis

Twelve-year-old Bobby Nusku is an archivist of his mother. He catalogues traces of her life and waits for her to return home. Bobby thinks that he's been left to face the world alone until he meets lonely single mother Val and her daughter Rosa. They spend a magical summer together, discovering the books in the mobile library where Val works as a cleaner. But as the summer draws to a close, Bobby finds himself in trouble and Val is in danger of losing her job. There's only one thing to do -- and so they take to the road in the mobile library...Quirky, dark, magical and full of heart, Mobile Library is both a tragicomic road trip and a celebration of the adventures that books can take us on. It's a love-letter to unlikely families and the stories that shaped us.

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ISBN: 9781447274728
Publication date: 15/01/2015
Publisher: Picador an imprint of Pan Macmillan
Format: Hardback

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ISBN: 9781447274728
Publication date: 15th January 2015
Author: David Whitehouse
Publisher: Picador an imprint of Pan Macmillan
Format: Hardback
Genres: eBook Favourites, Family Drama, Literary Fiction,
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About David Whitehouse

David Whitehouse was born in 1981. His journalism has appeared in the Guardian, the Sunday Times, the Independent, Esquire, Time Out, and the Observer Magazine. His first short film, 'The Archivist', produced by Warp Films and the BBC, opened the BBC Electric Proms in 2008 and screened at film festivals including Seattle and Munich. Bed is his first novel. It was the inaugural winner of the To Hell with Prizes award in 2010.   Author photo © Rankin

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