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The children's book a novel /

"When author Olive Wellwood's oldest son discovers a runaway named Philip sketching in the basement of the new Victoria and Albert Museum she takes him into the storybook world of her family and friends. There he finds more treachery and darkness than Philip has ever imagined. But their personal struggles, their hidden desires, will soon be eclipsed by far greater forces, as the tides turn across Europe and a golden era comes to an end with the beginning of World War I"--Container.

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  • ""When author Olive Wellwood's oldest son discovers a runaway named Philip sketching in the basement of the new Victoria and Albert Museum she takes him into the storybook world of her family and friends. There he finds more treachery and darkness than Philip has ever imagined. But their personal struggles, their hidden desires, will soon be eclipsed by far greater forces, as the tides turn across Europe and a golden era comes to an end with the beginning of World War I"--Container."@en
  • "A tale spanning the end of the Victorian era through World War I finds famous children's book author Olive Wellwood taking in a runaway and exposing the boy to dark truths about her family's summer bacchanals at their rambling country house."
  • "Olive Wellwood is a famous writer, interviewed with her children at her side. For each of them she writes a separate private book. In their rambling house near Romney Marsh they play in a story-book world - but their lives, those of their rich cousins and of their friends are already inscribed with mystery ..."
  • "Olive Wellwood is a famous writer, interviewed with her children at her side. For each of them she writes a separate private book. In their rambling house near Romney Marsh they play in a story-book world - but their lives, those of their rich cousins and of their friends are already inscribed with mystery ..."@en
  • "Byatt brings to life the story of Phillip, a runaway who is welcomed into the Wellwood family and soon witnesses their lies and deceit."@en
  • "When author Olive Wellwood's oldest son discovers a runaway named Philip sketching in the basement of the new Victoria and Albert Museum she takes him into the storybook world of her family and friends. There he finds more treachery and darkness than Philip has ever imagined. But their personal struggles, their hidden desires, will soon be eclipsed by far greater forces, as the tides turn across Europe and a golden era comes to an end with the beginning of World War I."@en
  • "From the Booker Prize-winning author of Possession, a dazzling new novel that spans the years from the Victorian era through World War I and centers around a famous children's book author and the passions, betrayals, and secrets that tear apart the people she loves."@en
  • "From the Booker Prize-winning author of Possession, a dazzling new novel that spans the years from the Victorian era through World War I and centers around a famous children's book author and the passions, betrayals, and secrets that tear apart the people she loves."
  • "When Olive Wellwood's oldest son discovers a runaway named Philip sketching in the basement of the new Victoria and Albert Museum--a talented working-class boy who could be a character out of one of Olive's magical tales--she takes him into the storybook world of her family and friends--a world that conceals more treachery and darkness than Philip has ever imagined and that will soon be eclipsed by far greater forces."
  • "A panoramic novel of family secrets, set against a backdrop of a bohemian, artistic late Victorian and Edwardian world, and with real commercial as well as literary potential, about the damage wrought by writers of children's books on their children - about predators and innocents, war and peace, art and society."

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  • "Downloadable audio books"
  • "Fiction."
  • "Fiction."@en
  • "Downloadable audio books."@en
  • "History"
  • "History"@en
  • "History."@en
  • "Bildungsromans."
  • "Bildungsromans."@en
  • "Audiobooks."@en
  • "Historical fiction."
  • "Fiction"@en
  • "Fiction"

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  • "The children's book a novel /"@en
  • "The children's book a novel /"
  • "The Children's Book a novel /"
  • "The children's book [a novel] /"@en
  • "The children's book a novel."
  • "The children's book a novel"
  • "The children's book /"
  • "The Children's Book"
  • "The children's book"@en
  • "The children's book"