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Tanglewreck

by Jeanette Winterson

Tanglewreck Synopsis

But time is big business, and whoever gets control of time controls life as we know it! In a house called Tanglewreck lives a girl called Silver and her guardian Mrs Rokabye. Unbeknown to Silver there is a family treasure in the form of a seventeenth-century watch called the Timekeeper, and this treasure holds the key to the mysterious and frightening changes in time. When Silver goes on the run to try and protect herself and the Timekeeper, a remarkable and compelling adventure unfolds, full of brilliance and wit, as is befitting an author with the imagination and style of Jeanette Winterson.

Tanglewreck Press Reviews

'If you want true literary genius, read Jeanette Winterson's young-adult novels, a stunning new facet of her career which began with Tanglewreck. They're too clever for me to summarise' Guardian

Book Information

ISBN: 9780747580751
Publication date: 4th June 2007
Author: Jeanette Winterson
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
Format: Paperback / softback
Pagination: 416 pages
Categories: Adventure stories (Children's / Teenage),

About Jeanette Winterson

This is Jeanette Winterson's second book for children. Her first book, The King of Capri, illustrated by Jane Ray, was very well received. Jeanette's first novel, Oranges Are Not The Only Fruit, won the Whitbread Award.

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