Ruby's Spoon

Author: Anna Lawrence Pietroni
Publisher: Vintage
Category: Contemporary Fiction
Book Format: Paperback

This is the tale of three women - one witch, one mermaid and one missing - and how Ruby was caught up in between.The Black Country town of Cradle Cross - home to buttonmakers, canal folk, and more than its share of widows - is bounded by canals, grief and superstition. Caught within this web is motherless thirteen-year-old Ruby, who dreams of escaping the soot and smoke of her home-town for the clear air of the sea. When a mysterious stranger named Isa Fly appears on a quest to find her dying father's missing wife and daughter, Ruby is enchanted.But some of the townsfolk are instantly suspicious of the outsider and when Ruby introduces Isa to Truda Blick, the bluestocking graduate who has just inherited the town's button factory, the town is pushed to the brink of riot.Only Ruby knows enough to save them. But first she must save herself.

About Anna Lawrence Pietroni
Anna Lawrence Pietroni was born and brought up in the Black Country. She gained a degree in English from Oxford University. She worked in the prison service and was training to be a prison governor before she turned to writing full-time. Ruby's Spoon is her first novel. Anna Lawrence Pietroni lives in Oxford.


SKU BK-9780099540052
Barcode # 9780099540052
Brand Vintage
Artist / Author Anna Lawrence Pietroni
Shipping Weight 0.2800kg
Shipping Width 12.900m
Shipping Height 2.400m
Shipping Length 19.800m

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