The Week at World's End

Emma Carroll
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The hotly anticipated new standalone from the Queen of Historical Fiction and National Treasure, Emma Carroll.

What would you do if you found a body in the woodshed?

1962, London, the seven days of the Cuban Missile Crisis . . .

The day Vie finds a girl hiding in the woodshed, her uneventful life on World's End Close suddenly takes a new turn. The runaway, Anna, claims she's being poisoned. She needs Vie and her best friend Ray to help . . .

But with the Cuban Missile Crisis kicking off, and the adults all behaving so strangely, what chance do three children have against poisoners amidst the threat of a third world war?

This enthralling, heartwarming thriller is the perfect novel for our tumultuous times.

Author bio:

Emma Carroll was a secondary school English teacher for many years. Thisis Emma's tenth novel for Faber; she has also written the highly-acclaimed Frost Hollow Hall, The Girl Who Walked on Air, In Darkling Wood, The Snow Sister, Strange Star, Letters from the Lighthouse, Secrets of a Sun King, When we were Warriors andThe Somerset Tsunami. She lives in the Somerset hills with her husband and two terriers.

Category: Young adult fiction
ISBN: 9780571364435
Publisher: Faber
Imprint: Faber Child Trade
Pub Date: March 2022
Page Extent: 320
Format: Hard Cover
Subject: Young adult fiction