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A World Between Us

A World Between Us

Author: Lydia Syson, Illustrator: Jan Bielecki

Ref: 9781471400094

Spain, 1936. Felix, a spirited young nurse, has travelled to Spain to help the cause of the Republicans in the Spanish Civil War. But she is also following Nat, a passionate young man who has joined the International Brigades fighting Franco. And George - familiar George from home - is not far behind, in pursuit of Felix...As Spain fights for its freedom against tyranny, Felix battles a conflict of the heart. With the civil war raging around her, Felix must make choices that will change her life forever. An epic and moving historical adventure from debut author Lydia Syson.

Shortlisted for Brandford Boase Award 2013.

Critic Reviews
It's a fantastic historical fiction debut set in the Spanish Civil War, featuring a wonderfully passionate and resourceful heroine. Recommended. The Bookseller This book should certainly appeal to those interested in an anti-fascist struggle whose events and consequences still impact in Spain and beyond to this day. Highly recommended. The Morning Star Carefully-researched and rich with fascinating period detail, A World Between Us is a compelling story of politics and passion, bravery and love. Booktrust An outstanding debut novel for teenagers ... Thoroughly researched and beautifully written ... Syson has written an affecting story that takes its protagonists on a gruelling journey through a war-torn landscape. Picasso's Guernica continues to bear witness to that city's tragic fate; this accomplished wartime romance will enthral while reminding you why he painted it. The Guardian Syson brings history alive through careful detail The Observer This book should certainly appeal to those interested in an anti-fascist struggle whose events and consequences still impact in Spain and beyond to this day. Highly recommended. The Morning Star

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