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Fearful Lovers and Other Stories

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A collection of five haunting tales by the author of "Blitzcat", winner of the 1989 Smarties Prize. Each story concentrates on different aspects of love, from generosity to jealousy, each with a different twist.
Paperback, 152 pages
Published March 28th 2003 by Pan Publishing (first published 2003)
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Apr 29, 2016 Jenn rated it liked it
A very short book containing 5 stories. I'm still not sure what they all had in common. Each was very different than the other. At this point of reflection I can't even say I had a favourite. The story of the cat Charlie was intriguing but still very odd. The first story about the found camera and the photos that were printed from the film would have been a different tale of it was written recently. Am I glad I read it? I'm still not sure.
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Robert Westall was born in North Shields, Northumberland, England in 1929.

His first published book The Machine Gunners (1975) which won him the Carnegie Medal is set in World War Two when a group of children living on Tyneside retrieve a machine-gun from a crashed German aircraft. He won the Carnegie Medal again in 1981 for The Scarecrows, the first writer to win it twice. He won the Smarties Priz
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