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Bright Girls by Clare Chambers
  

Bright Girls

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A feisty story of the ups and downs and sometimes near disasters of two teen sisters sent away from their home in Oxford to stay with an aunt in Brighton after sinister things happen at home. Younger sister Robyn, the sensible one, tells the entertaining story of how she tries to keep track of her highly attractive older sister who just wants to enjoy herself. Not difficult in a place like Brighton… This is the author’s first foray into writing for teens and it doesn’t disappoint.

If you like Clare Chambers you might also like to read books by Kate Atkinson, Lisa Jewell and Katie Fforde.

Synopsis

Bright Girls by Clare Chambers

Outstanding new voice in girls' fiction. Fifteen-year-old Robyn (the "sensible") one and her older sister Rachel (anything but!) arrive in Brighton to spend the summer with their estranged Aunt Jackie, who runs a ballgown hire business from her ramshackle multi-storey home. They have been forced to leave their home in Oxford, where they live with their father, because of threats to their safety, the nature of which only gradually becomes apparent.

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Praise for 'Burning Secrets': A classy, subtle, scary novel that delivers a very English kind of happiness. Amanda Craig, The Times


About the Author

Clare Chambers

Clare Chambers was born in 1966, attended a school in Croydon, read English at Oxford and wrote her first novel while she was living in New Zealand. She is the author of Back Trouble, A Dry Spell and Learning to Swim, which won the 1998 Parker Romantic Novel of the Year award. She now lives in Kent with her husband and young family.

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Book Info

Publication date

25th June 2009

Author

Clare Chambers

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Publisher

Harpercollins Publishers

Format

Paperback
352 pages
Interest Age: From 11 To 14

Categories

NewGen - YA Fiction
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General fiction (Children's / Teenage)

ISBN

9780007307272

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