Puccini's Ghosts

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A yellow cover depicting a pen and small feather

It is the summer of 1960 and fifteen-year-old Lila's life is about to change forever. Set free from the confines of school, her prison is the small unremarkable town of Burnhead, on the west coast of Scotland. She dreams of escape: from Burnhead, from the damp, from her mother's hysterics, her father's stolidity, and her parents' loveless marriage. Salvation arrives in the form of her beloved Uncle George, a music teacher from London who decides to stage an amateur production of Puccini's Turandot. Lila, in love for the first time, maps out a future for herself in which reality and fantasy fuse to form a dangerous mixture, threatening to destroy herself and all those around her.

  • Author: Morag Joss
    Read by: Jonathan Hackett 
    Run time: 14 hours, 10 mins 
    Number of CDs: 1
     

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Contains wear words

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  • Format Audio - DAISY
  • Medium CD

This DAISY book is made to order and is non-returnable, unless faulty. It is packaged in a clear DVD case (no braille markings).

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