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The Shell House By Linda Newbery

The Shell House
by Linda Newbery

Set against a background of the modern day and the First World War, Greg's contemporary beliefs become intertwined with those of Edmund, a foot soldier whose confusion about his sexuality and identity mirrors Greg's own feelings of insecurity.

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The Shell House Summary


The Shell House is a beautifully written and sensitive portrayal of love, sexuality and spirituality over two generations. Greg's casual interest in the history of a ruined mansion becomes more personal as he slowly discovers the tragic events that overwhelmed its last inhabitants. Set against a background of the modern day and the First World War, Greg's contemporary beliefs become intertwined with those of Edmund, a foot soldier whose confusion about his sexuality and identity mirrors Greg's own feelings of insecurity. This is a complex and thought-provoking book, written with elegance and subtlety. It will change the way you think.

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Additional information

GOR000600775
The Shell House
Linda Newbery
Very Good
Paperback
Random House Children's Publishers UK
2003-09-04
352
0099455935
9780099455936
Short-listed for Carnegie Medal 2003
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