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The World According to Anna by Jostein Gaarder
  

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On the 20th anniversary of SOPHIE'S WORLD, Jostein Gaarder returns with a spell-binding fable about a girl who begins to receive messages from another time... Haunting, gripping and magical, The World According to Anna is a fable for our time. Think STATION ELEVEN meets THE LITTLE PRINCE.

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Synopsis

The World According to Anna by Jostein Gaarder

When fifteen-year-old Anna begins receiving messages from another time, her parents take her to the doctor. But he can find nothing wrong with Anna; in fact he believes there may be some truth to what she is seeing. Anna is haunted by visions of the desolate world of 2082. She sees her great-granddaughter, Nova, roaming through wasteland with a band of survivors, after animals and plants have died out. The more Anna sees, the more she realises she must act to prevent the future in her visions becoming real. But can she act quickly enough?

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About the Author

Jostein Gaarder is the author of SOPHIE'S WORLD, a huge bestseller in over 40 countries. He was born in Oslo in 1952 and lives there now with his wife and two sons.

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Book Info

Publication date

10th November 2015

Author

Jostein Gaarder

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Publisher

Weidenfeld & Nicolson an imprint of Orion Publishing Co

Format

Hardback
240 pages

Categories

Literary Fiction
Family Drama
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Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945)

ISBN

9780297609735

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