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A company of swans ([New] edition)

Ibbotson, EvaNadin, Joanna(Introduction by)
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A Company of Swans is a sweeping tale of romance, freedom and the beauty of dance from award-winning author, Eva Ibbotson, with a new introduction by Joanna Nadin. Weekly ballet classes are Harriet Morton's only escape from her intolerably dull life.

So when she is chosen to join a corps de ballet which is setting off on a tour of the Amazon, she leaps at the chance to run away for good. Performing in the grand opera houses is everything Harriet dreamed of, and falling in love with an aristocratic exile makes her new life complete.

Swept away by it all, she is unaware that her father and intended fiancé have begun to track her down . . . 'I have binged on Eva Ibbotson . . . her elegantly written, witty and well-observed fables' Nigella Lawson, The TimesRediscover Eva Ibbotson, award-winning author of Journey to the River Sea, in her sweeping historical romances, including The Morning Gift, A Song For Summer and The Secret Countess, originally published as A Countess Below Stairs, Magic Flutes, originally published as The Reluctant Heiress, Madensky Square and A Company of Swans.

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Macmillan
1529023025 / 9781529023022
Paperback / softback
823.914
06/08/2020
United Kingdom
English
x, 391 pages
20 cm
Quiz No: 217229, Points 17.00, Book Level 7.30,
Upper Years - Key Stage 3 Learn More
Previous edition: London: Century Publishing Co. Ltd, 1985.