A Long Way Home

In 1930, when her mother dies, 12-year-old Helen is alone in the world. To escape being sent to an orphanage, she runs away and goes in search of her soldier father’s family.

A powerful, moving and beautifully written story.”
100 Best Books, 1997.

Turnbull writes of children’s emotions with a delicate touch.”
Michael Glover, New Statesman, 1997.

The prose is simple in the best way: strong, limpid and fluent. This book ought to persuade children of all ages and both sexes that historical novels are worth reading.”
Adele Geras, Times Educational Supplement, June 1998.

 amazon.co.ukKindle Edition, 2017



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