This first new novel in two years
from the Nation’s Favourite Storyteller is a sweeping story of love and
rescue – an unforgettable journey to the Greek island of Ithaca, and
back in time to World War Two…
Australian-Greek girl Nandi travels
to her ancestors’ home in Ithaca, and discovers – through a friendship
with an extremely unusual flying fish – the extraordinary story of her
great-aunt Elena; of how she fell in love, in the hardest of times, and
how of how she became an unsung hero of World War Two.
has gone missing, and Nandi has to find her. In her search, she will
discover that Elena was an even greater hero than she thought – and
Nandi’s story is a beautiful and inspiring tale
of personal discovery, of love and place and belonging, threaded through
with the quiet heroism of everyday people. Stunningly illustrated
throughout by acclaimed artist George Butler, and full of magic, myth
and mystery, it is a classic Morpurgo novel that will move and thrill
every reader who loved Private Peaceful and War Horse, and combines all the hallmarks of this beloved Master Storyteller.
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Join us for a murderously-fun evening, as Victoria Selman chats to fellow author, S. J. Watson, about her highly-anticipated new novel, Truly, Darkly, Deeply - a mind-bl...