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  • Published: 1 July 2010
  • ISBN: 9781409096481
  • Imprint: RHCP Digital
  • Format: EBook
  • Pages: 192

The Leap




A tale full of full of real emotions and fairytale echoes

Charlie is devastated by the tragic accident up at a disused mill pool involving her best friend, Max. Refusing to believe Max is dead she embarks on an emotional journey in her dreams, where she believes she can see Max just ahead of her on the road. Soon her dreamworld becomes more important to her than anything else until this fantasy and the reality of real life begin to merge and give rise to strange events. With the help of her brother James, Charlie steers herself through the dangers and learns to face the truth and find a way of living after Max.

  • Published: 1 July 2010
  • ISBN: 9781409096481
  • Imprint: RHCP Digital
  • Format: EBook
  • Pages: 192

About the author

Jonathan Stroud

Jonathan Stroud was born in Bedford in 1970. After studying English Literature at York University, he moved to London, where he worked as an editor in a publishing firm. He is also the author of the best-selling BARTIMAEUS sequence, which is published in 35 languages and has sold 6 million copies worldwide, and also of four other novels: HEROES OF THE VALLEY, THE LAST SIEGE, THE LEAP and BURIED FIRE. He lives in Hertfordshire with his family. He has yet to see a ghost, but is keeping his eyes open.

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Praise for The Leap

Compelling reading... sensitively depicted

Guardian

Atmospheric and intriguing... the quality of writing never flags

Daily Telegraph

This novel braids the fantastic and the everyday together into a very skilful and readable story, full of real emotions and fairytale echoes.

Carousel

A finely choreographed novel of displacement, death and friendship

Oxford Times

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