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The Amber Fury By Natalie Haynes (Writer / Broadcaster)

The Amber Fury
by Natalie Haynes (Writer / Broadcaster)

A dark psychological page-turner about an inexperienced teacher who builds a powerful - and ultimately dangerous - connection with her students. The Secret History meets Notes on a Scandal.
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*** Shortlisted for the Deanston Scottish Crime Book of the Year Award 2014 *** When you open up, who will you let in? Alex Morris has lost everything:her relationship, her career and her faith in the future. Moving to Edinburgh to escape her demons, Alex takes a job teaching at a Pupil Referral Unit. It's a place for kids whose behaviour is so extreme that they cannot be taught in a normal classroom. Alex is fragile with grief and way out of her depth. Her fourth-year students are troubled and violent. In desperation to reach them, Alex turns to the stories she knows best. Greek tragedy isn't the most obvious way to win over such damaged children, yet these tales of fate, family and vengeance speak directly to them. Enthralled by the bloodthirsty justice of the ancient world, the teenagers begin to weave the threads of their own tragedy - one that Alex watches, helpless to prevent.

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Sku
GOR006270133
Title
The Amber Fury
Author
Condition
Very Good
Binding type
Hardback
Publisher
Atlantic Books
Year published
Number of pages
320
ISBN 10
1782392785
ISBN 13
9781782392781
Prizes
Long-listed for IMPAC DUBLIN LITERARY AWARD 2015 (UK)
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