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The Daydreamer takes the reader out of reality and into the dream world of 10 year old Peter Fortune

In these seven interlinked stories the grown-up Peter reveals the secret journeys, metamorphoses and adventures of his childhood. Living somewhere between dream and reality Peter experiences magical transformations when he swaps bodies with William, the family cat, the baby Kenneth and, in the final story, wakes up as a twelve-year-old inside a grown-up body and experiences the adventure of falling in love.

Formats & editions

  • Paperback

    9780099470717

    November 10, 1995

    Red Fox

    112 pages

    RRP $15.99

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  • Paperback

    9780099590613

    October 6, 1995

    Vintage

    144 pages

    RRP $19.99

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    • Abbey's Bookshop
    • Angus & Robertson Bookworld
    • Booktopia
    • Boomerang Books
    • Collins Booksellers
    • Dymocks
    • Books Kinokuniya
    • The Nile
    • QBD
    • Readings
    • Robinsons Bookshop
    Or

    Find your local bookstore at booksellers.org.au

  • EBook

    9781409096337

    July 1, 2010

    RHCP Digital

    112 pages

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Also by Ian McEwan

Atonement
Nutshell
On Chesil Beach (Vintage Summer)
The Children Act
Sweet Tooth
First Love, Last Rites
Solar
For You
On Chesil Beach
Saturday
Rose Blanche
Amsterdam
Black Dogs
The Innocent
Enduring Love
The Child In Time
In Between the Sheets
The Comfort Of Strangers
The Cement Garden

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Charlie And The Chocolate Factory: A Play
Echo Burning
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