Wednesday, 29 May 2013

Mature Readers (Young Adult)

Australian Writer
Sue Whiting
Portraits of Celina
Walker Books 2013   $16.95pb         349 pages        
 ISBN 978 1 9220 7747 9

Themes: Ghost stories/ Love stories/ Revenge
Bayley is hearing a voice – Celina’s voice. She is wearing Celina’s clothes and sleeping in her room but Celina died forty years before when she was only sixteen. What does she want? From a rather slow beginning the story mounts into a quite scary ghost story and a believable love story, then binds the two together in a satisfying ending.     

Year 9 up/ Age 13 up

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