• Children of the King

  • By: Sonya Hartnet
  • Narrated by: Jennifer Vuletic
  • Length: 7 hrs
  • Unabridged Audiobook
  • Release date: 29-06-12
  • Language: English
  • Publisher: Bolinda Publishing Pty Ltd
  • 3.5 out of 5 stars 3.4 (5 ratings)

Summary

Three children have been sent to live in the countryside, safe from the war in London. When they find two boys hiding in a castle, the past and future come together to make an extraordinary adventure.
©2012 Sonya Hartnett. By arrangement with Penguin Group (Australia) (P)2012 Bolinda Publishing Pty Ltd
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Critic reviews

"Hartnett deftly interweaves dark, eerie passages with episodes of domestic realism - either of the banalities of English village life, or of juvenile squabbles at Heron Hall.The result is a sustained ventriloquism. Remarkably, Hartnett has reproduced the tone and voice of a girls' own adventure story from the 1940s and has channelled it through the emotional consciousness of an upper-class pre-teen who's a bit of a ninny. And yet, it works. The Children of the King is a wise and elegant exploration of growing up. If that's ''mere'' children's lit, then I want more." (Jose Borghino, Sydney Morning Herald)
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1 out of 5 stars
By Mrs. Suzanne Leigh on 13-03-16

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This book is awful and I didn't understand it. The grammar was hard and the subject was boring

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