Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

Wilderness Tale of Amazing Survival

Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

Wilderness Tale of Amazing Survival

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Into That Forest By Louis Nowra, Egmont Books, Pounds 10.99 about Louis Nowra's latest The first thing you notice about Louis Nowra's latest novel is the language.

Disorienting and childlike, narrator Hannah immediately explains that she once 'lost' her voice and had to relearn it many years ago.

she once 'lost' her voice and What follows is a completely engrossing story of two children, Hannah and her friend Becky, lost in the Tasmanian wilderness for four years.

Their survival is due to an unlikely alliance with a pair of native hyenas, or tigers, as Hannah calls them.

The animals lead the girls into a life of hunting, tracking, running on all fours and gorging on freshly killed meat, as the youngsters gradually lose all sense of their humanity.

Both joyful and heartbreaking, Nowra has created a truly extraordinary world which is difficult to leave.

It's a magical book for adults and teenagers. Kathryn Gaw The Tombs By Clive Cussler and Thomas Perry , Michael Joseph, Pounds 13.99 Sam and Remi Fargo battle their way through their latest archaeological adventure, dodging bullets and digging up antiquities and numerous skeletons as they go.

digging up antiquities and Their latest discovery is the final resting place of Attila the Hun, the high king who cut a swathe from his homeland in Eastern Europe all the way to France and nearly toppled the Roman Empire.

They fight to stop a bounty of treasure falling into the hands of a gangster who regards himself as a modernday Attila.

As they journey through five tombs, will this husbandand-wife team manage to come out on top? Clive Cussler is a prolific writer of best-sellers and has teamed up with awardwinning novelist Thomas Perry.

Together they have produced a puzzle with an explosive finale.

Roddy Brooks Harbour Nocturne By Joseph Wambaugh, Head of Zeus, Pounds 16.99 The latest novel by veteran US crime writer Joseph Wambaugh finds him back on familiar ground - patrolling the mean streets of Hollywood.

US crime writer Joseph Wambaugh finds him back on familiar ground - the mean streets of Hollywood. …

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