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The Land of Decoration- First Edition, First Printing- Signed copy

£40.00

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The Land of Decoration- First Edition, First Printing- Signed copy

"Judith and her father don't have much -- their house is full of dusty relics, reminders of the mother she's never known. But Judith sees the world with the clear Eyes of Faith, and where others might see rubbish, Judith sees possibility. Bullied at school, she finds solace in making a model of the Promised Land -- little people made from pipe cleaners, a sliver of moon, luminous stars and a mirror sea -- a world of wonder that Judith calls The Land of Decoration. Perhaps, she thinks, if she makes it snow indoors (using shaving foam and cotton wool and cellophane) there will be no school on Monday... Sure enough, when Judith opens her curtains the next day, the world beyond her window has turned white. She has performed her first miracle. And that's when her troubles begin. With its intensely taut storytelling and gorgeous prose, The Land of Decoration is a heartbreaking story of good and evil, belief and doubt. Its author, Grace McCleen, is a blazing new talent in contemporary literature."

This copy is in immaculate condition throughout. There is a small tear to the top corner of the dust jacket and the cover board is slightly bruised at the corner (see accompanying product photographs) There is also slight scoring to the back jacket, not especially noticeable. The inner pages are clean and unmarked with the author's signature, dated on the title page.

Item details

Condition:
Fine
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-10:
070118681X
ISBN-13:
9780701186814
Number of pages:
0
Publisher:
Chatto & Windus

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The Land of Decoration- First Edition, First Printing- Signed copy

"Judith and her father don't have much -- their house is full of dusty relics, reminders of the mother she's never known. But Judith sees the world with the clear Eyes of Faith, and where others might see rubbish, Judith sees possibility. Bullied at school, she finds solace in making a model of the Promised Land -- little people made from pipe cleaners, a sliver of moon, luminous stars and a mirror sea -- a world of wonder that Judith calls The Land of Decoration. Perhaps, she thinks, if she makes it snow indoors (using shaving foam and cotton wool and cellophane) there will be no school on Monday... Sure enough, when Judith opens her curtains the next day, the world beyond her window has turned white. She has performed her first miracle. And that's when her troubles begin. With its intensely taut storytelling and gorgeous prose, The Land of Decoration is a heartbreaking story of good and evil, belief and doubt. Its author, Grace McCleen, is a blazing new talent in contemporary literature."

This copy is in immaculate condition throughout. There is a small tear to the top corner of the dust jacket and the cover board is slightly bruised at the corner (see accompanying product photographs) There is also slight scoring to the back jacket, not especially noticeable. The inner pages are clean and unmarked with the author's signature, dated on the title page.

Condition:
Fine
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-10:
070118681X
ISBN-13:
9780701186814
Number of pages:
0
Publisher:
Chatto & Windus

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