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A Place Called Here by Cecelia Ahern
  

A Place Called Here

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I recommend this to anyone from teenage to 80. I think Cecelia is a real star, a young writer who conjures up big emotions in clever, unusual stories. This one is a bit strange and involves a place somewhere else where missing things turn up, even missing people. It might sound far-fetched but it is enchantingly done, a joy to read. Highly recommended as, indeed, are all her books.

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Synopsis

A Place Called Here by Cecelia Ahern

Ever since the day her classmate Jenny-May Butler vanished, Sandy Shortt has been haunted by what happens when something - or someone - disappears. Finding has become her goal.

Jack Ruttle is desperate to find his younger brother Donal who vanished into thin air a year ago. So then he spots an ad for Sandy's missing persons agency, he's certain that she will answer his prayers and find his missing brother.

But then Sandy disappears too, stumbling upon a place that is a world away from the only one she has ever known. Now all she wants, more than anything, is to find her way home.

Reviews

`There's more than a touch of fairytale about Cecelia Ahern's novels... thanks to a liberal sprinking of magic
Glamour



`A contemporary fairytale
Irish Times



`An enchanting blend of magic and whimsy
Daily Mail

About the Author

Cecelia Ahern

Cecelia Ahern was our Guest Editor in October 2014 - click here - to see the books that inspired her writing.

Cecelia Ahern was born and grew up in Dublin. Before embarking on her writing career, Cecelia Ahern completed a degree in journalism and media studies. PS, I Love You was one of the biggest-selling debuts of recent years and a number 1 bestseller. Her other bestselling novels are Where Rainbows End, If You Could See Me Now, A Place Called Here, Thanks for the Memories, The Gift, The Book of Tomorrow and The Time of My Life. PS, I Love You became an international box office success, starring Hilary Swank. Cecelia also co-created the hit American television series Samantha Who? Her novels are published in nearly 50 countries, and has sold over twenty-five million copies of her novels worldwide. Two of her books have been adapted as films and she has created several TV series. She and her books have won numerous awards, including the Irish Book Award for Popular Fiction for The Year I Met You. Cecelia lives in County Dublin with her family.

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Publication date

4th June 2007

Author

Cecelia Ahern

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Publisher

Harpercollins Publishers

Format

Paperback (b Format)
496 pages

Categories

Family Drama
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Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945)

ISBN

9780007198917

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