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The Icarus Girl

A sensation among readers around the world, The Icarus Girl is the beautifully written story of eight-year-old Jessamy “Jess” Harrison. Sensitive, whimsical, possessed of a powerful imagination, Jess spends hours writing, reading, or simply hiding in the dark warmth of the airing cupboard. As the child of an English father and a Nigerian mother, Jess just can't shake off the feeling of being alone...

Paperback: 336 pages
Publisher: BLOOMSBURY; New Ed edition (February 6, 2006)
Language: English
ISBN-10: 0747578869
ISBN-13: 978-0747578864
Product Dimensions: 5.1 x 0.9 x 7.8 inches
Amazon Rank: 15833881
Format: PDF Text TXT book

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“Great book with a strong, young female protagonist. The magical realism steeped in African folklore was educational and fascinating as well as making a truly wonderful and intriguing story....”

wherever she goes, and other kids are wary of her terrified fits of screaming. When her parents take her to Nigeria to visit her mother's family, she encounters Titiola, or TillyTilly, a ragged little girl her own age. To Jess, it seems that, at last, she has found someone who will understand her. But gradually TillyTilly's visits become more disturbing, making Jess start to realize that she doesn't know who TillyTilly is at all. A story of twins and ghosts, of a little girl growing up between cultures and colors, this book heralds the arrival of a remarkable new talent.