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The Montmaray Journals 2

The Fitzosbornes In Exile

Michelle Cooper



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Random House
02 August 2010
Children's & Educational; General fiction (Children's&YA)
The evocative and exciting sequel to the NSW Premier s Award-winning and critically acclaimed A Brief History of Montmaray. Forced to leave their island kingdom, Sophie FitzOsborne and her eccentric family take shelter in England. Sophie's dreams of making her debut in shimmering ballgowns are finally coming true, but how can she enjoy her new life when they have all lost so much?

Aunt Charlotte is ruthless in her quest to see Sophie and Veronica married off by the end of the Season, Toby is as charming and lazy as ever, Henry is driving her governess to the brink of madness, and the battle of wills between Simon and Veronica continues. Can Sophie keep her family together, when everything seems to be falling apart?

An enticing glimpse into high society, the cut and thrust of politics as nations scramble to avert world war, and the hidden depths of a family in exile, struggling to find their place in the world.
By:   Michelle Cooper
Imprint:   Random House
Country of Publication:   Australia
Volume:   2
Dimensions:   Height: 197mm,  Width: 130mm,  Spine: 30mm
Weight:   376g
ISBN:   9781741663747
ISBN 10:   1741663741
Series:   Montmaray Journals
Pages:   464
Publication Date:   02 August 2010
Audience:   Young adult ,  Preschool (0-5)
Format:   Paperback
Publisher's Status:   Active

Michelle Cooper is a speech pathologist specialising in learning disabilities and reluctant readers, so she's passionate about getting children and teenagers interested in books. Michelle was inspired to write her first novel, THE RAGE OF SHEEP, after events such as September 11, when she found that teenagers wanted to engage in discussions about religion and religious intolerance. Michelle lives in Sydney and is currently working on more novels for teenagers, including the sequels to A BRIEF HISTORY OF MONTMARAY. Visit for more information about Michelle and her books.

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