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The Lost Flowers of Alice Hart

Ringland

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Harper Collins
18 February 2019
Fiction & Literature; Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945)

ABIA GENERAL FICTION BOOK OF THE YEAR 2019

The international bestseller, now sold to over 23 territories internationally, The Lost Flowers of Alice Hart tells the enchanting and compelling story of a young girl, daughter of an abusive father, who has to learn the hard way that she can break the patterns of the past, live on her own terms and find her own strength.


A young girl loses both her parents in a tragic event, and is taken to live with her grandmother on a flower farm. Growing up, Alice learns the language of Australian native flowers as a way to say the things that are too hard to speak. But she also learns that there are secrets within secrets about her past. An unexpected betrayal leaves her reeling, and she escapes to try to make her own - sometimes painful - way through the world, and to find her story.

The Lost Flowers of Alice Hart is a story about stories: those we inherit, those we select to define us, and those we decide to hide. It is a novel about the secrets we keep and how they haunt us, and the stories we tell ourselves in order to survive.

Spanning twenty years, and set between sugar cane fields by the sea, a native Australian flower farm and a celestial crater in the central desert, The Lost Flowers of Alice Hart follows the life of Alice as she discovers that the most powerful story she will ever possess is her own.

By:   Ringland
Imprint:   Harper Collins
Country of Publication:   Australia
Dimensions:   Height: 198mm,  Width: 129mm,  Spine: 25mm
Weight:   274g
ISBN:   9781460754474
ISBN 10:   1460754476
Publication Date:   18 February 2019
Audience:   General/trade ,  ELT Advanced
Format:   Paperback
Publisher's Status:   Active

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