Almost English

  • Charlotte Mendelson

  • ISBN: 9781444820591

£21.99

In a tiny flat in West London, sixteen-year-old Marina lives with her emotionally delicate mother, Laura, and three ancient Hungarian relatives. Imprisoned by her family's crushing expectations and their fierce... more

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In a tiny flat in West London, sixteen-year-old Marina lives with her emotionally delicate mother, Laura, and three ancient Hungarian relatives. Imprisoned by her family's crushing expectations and their fierce un-English pride, by their strange traditions and stranger foods, Marina knows she must escape - but the place she runs to makes her feel even more of an outsider. At Combe Abbey, a traditional English boarding school for which her family have sacrificed everything, she realises she has made a terrible mistake. She is the awkward half-foreign girl who doesn't know how to fit in, flirt or even be. And as a semi-Hungarian Londoner, who is she? In the meantime, her mother Laura, an alien in this strange universe, has her own painful secrets to deal with...
Almost English by Charlotte Mendelson

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Large Print Hardback: 9781444820591
(01 Aug 2014)

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