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The third flag – Anna’s resplendent dragon on its rippling black background – had been slashed to tatters … What did pirates do anyway? In real life and the twenty-first century?”
In A Ravelled Flag Donny Walker and his Allies – Anna, Xanthe, Maggi and Luke – come dangerously close to finding out. Their adventures take them to semi-derelict docklands, up the deserted and beautiful River Stour and onwards to Britain’s most easterly point. This is a winter story, dark and suspense-filled, a gripping sequel to The Salt-Stained Book.
Some of the 'darker' themes include mental illness. Julia Jones wrote some reflections on this for the Independent ebook Review
The Lovereading comment: The story of 14 year old Donny and his new found friends that began in The Salt-Stained Book continues in this gripping sequel. Donny's long-lost great Aunt has arrived from China on a boat and rescued him and his mother from the care system. Her gorgeous boat Strong Winds (a Chinese junk) becomes their home but it's not long before Donny and his friends and family are caught up in yet more dark, intense and suspense-filled action and adventure that is cleverly interspersed with Chinese tales from great aunt Ellen's life and a good dose of wit as well. It's a great read.
and Parents-in-Touch said:
Claudia Myatt's artwork for the front cover of A Ravelled Flag. ISBN 9781899262052 £7.99
e-editions: 9781899262106 (Kindle) & 9781899262113 (ePUB) £4.99
Publication date 24th November 2011
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