The time-travelling classic about boarding school life, the First World War and the fear of forgetting who you really are
Penelope Farmer lives in Birmingham and has two grown-up children. She is the author of many books, including A Castle of Bone, Charlotte Sometimes and The Summer Birds.
"This excellent book has haunted me since I first read it" * Daily
"This year's most haunting fantasy" * Sunday Times (1969) *
"The accomplished performance of a mature talent" -- Jill Paton Walsh
"A book of quite exceptional distinction...a haunting, convincing story which comes close to being a masterpiece of its kind" * Growing Point *