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Gingerbread, Robert Dinsdale

Label
Gingerbread
Title
Gingerbread
Statement of responsibility
Robert Dinsdale
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
In the depths of winter in the land of Belarus, where ancient forests straddle modern country borders, an orphaned boy and his grandfather go to scatter his mother's ashes in the woodlands. Her last request to rest where she grew up will be fulfilled. Frightening though it is to leave the city, the boy knows he must keep his promise to mama: to stay by and protect his grandfather, whatever happens. Her last potent gifts - a little wooden horse, and hunks of her homemade gingerbread - give him vigour. And grandfather's magical stories help push the harsh world away. But the driving snow, which masks the tracks of forest life, also hides a frozen history of long-buried secrets. And as man and boy travel deeper among the trees, grandfather's tales begin to interweave with the shocking reality of his own past, until soon the boy's unbreakable promise to mama is tested in unimaginable ways. Praise for LITTLE EXILES: 'A heartbreaking story, very powerfully dramatised' THE TIMES ' Deeply moving but never emotionally manipulative' SATURDAY AGE
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1981-
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Dinsdale, Robert
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
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  • Orphans
  • Grandfathers
  • Grandparent and child
  • Families
  • Family secrets
  • Belarus
Target audience
adult
Label
Gingerbread, Robert Dinsdale
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Content category
text
Control code
000052554180
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
421 pages
Form of item
regular print reproduction
Isbn
9780732296674
Isbn Type
(paperback)
Label
Gingerbread, Robert Dinsdale
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Content category
text
Control code
000052554180
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
421 pages
Form of item
regular print reproduction
Isbn
9780732296674
Isbn Type
(paperback)

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