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Diving into Light by Natasha Farrant
  

Diving into Light

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A family drama full of guilty consciences, secrets and lies. Florence is trying to avoid confronting her past by ignoring the letters her grandmother continues to send her. Full of rich and glamorous characters and beautiful backdrops of the west coast of France this should appeal to fans of Anita Shreve.

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Diving into Light by Natasha Farrant

Every summer throughout her childhood, Florence would return to herfamily home on the west coast of France, where she would be joined byher exotic, hopelessly glamorous cousins.Here life as she knew it would begin under the benevolent eye of her grandmother Mimi.It was a heady existence of illicit drinking, stolen kisses and the bittersweet pains of first love.

But now Florence is living completely alone with her new baby.Haunted by nightmares, she cannot open the letters from her grandmother accumulating on her mantelpiece.What devastating truth do these letters hold?Why has Florence turned her back on her past? And will she and Mimi ever be able to escape the guilt that is tearing them apart and has shaken their family to its very core?


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Compulsively readable ...I loved it!
Meg Rosoff

About the Author

Natasha Farrant

Natasha Farrant grew up in the heart of London's French community and currently combines writing with her career as a Literary Scout. She is the author of two successful novels for adults, Diving into Light and Some Other Eden, both published by Transworld. She lives in West London with her husband, two daughters and a large tortoiseshell cat. The Things We Did For Love is her first novel for young adults.

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Publication date

30th June 2008

Author

Natasha Farrant

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Publisher

Transworld Publishers Ltd

Format

Paperback
384 pages

Categories

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

ISBN

9780552774918

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