The Vanishing of Katharina Linden

by Helen Grant

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Shortlisted for the prestigious Teenage Book of the Year Award 2009.

 

This debut novel is a great page-turner with an endearing story that's full of rich detail and beautifully written.  It has a terrific sense of place.  Although the narrator is only 10 years old, the content of this book is definitely going to appeal to teenagers and adults.  With a wonderful lightness of touch, the author intertwines the feelings of adults as children keep disappearing in a compelling and heart-felt way.

The Vanishing of Katharina Linden Synopsis

On the day Katharina Linden disappears, Pia is the last person to see her alive. Terror is spreading through the town. How could a ten-year-old girl vanish in a place where everybody knows everybody else? Pia is determined to find out what happened to Katharina. But then the next girl disappears.

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ISBN: 9780141325736
Publication date: 02/04/2009
Publisher: Puffin Books an imprint of Penguin Books Ltd
Format: Paperback

Book Information

ISBN: 9780141325736
Publication date: 2nd April 2009
Author: Helen Grant
Publisher: Puffin Books an imprint of Penguin Books Ltd
Format: Paperback
Pagination: 352 pages
Genres: NewGen - YA Fiction, eBook Favourites,
Categories: Crime & mystery fiction (Children's / Teenage),

About Helen Grant

Helen Grant was born in London. She read Classics at St Hugh’s College, Oxford, and then worked in marketing for ten years in order to fund her love of travelling. In 2001 she and her family moved to Bad Münstereifel in Germany, and it was exploring the legends of this beautiful town that inspired her to write her first novel. She now lives in Brussels with her husband, her two children and a small German cat.

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