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Secret Songs

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On holiday in Scotland, Ceri discovers that there are secrets in her family about which she knows nothing. Her father left a long time ago. Why is her mother still afraid? Why is her half-sister running away, and who is her mysterious boyfriend?
Paperback, 199 pages
Published November 1997 by Hodder & Stoughton
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Exillior
Jul 30, 2014 Exillior rated it it was amazing
I first read this book as a teenager (on a small tropical island) and since then I must have read it hundreds of times - at one point I could recite parts of it. I am now working in Scotland and have actually been to some of the places mentioned in the novel.

This novel is magical. Not just because it delves into Scottish folklore, but because of its convincing approach to all the issues that come up during the narrative. Ceri, the protagonist, is full of all the emotional tangles and powerful l
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