The game

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Publisher:
Firebird,
Pub. Date:
c2007.
Language:
English
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Hayleys parents disappeared when she was a baby. Since then, she has been raised and homeschooled by her grandparents. Grandad is overworked and travels a lot; Grandma is much too strict and never lets her meet any children her own age. When Hayley does something wrongshe is not quite sure whatthey pack her off to her aunts in Ireland. To Hayleys shock, her family is much bigger than she thought; to her delight, the children all play what they call the game, where they visit a place called the mythosphere. And while she plays the game, Hayley learns more about her own place in the world than she had ever expected. This original novella by Diana Wynne Jones is sharply funny, fast-paced, and surprising until its very endlike all of this acclaimed authors work.
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9780142407189
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subject_facet Cousins -- Fiction, Cousins -- Juvenile fiction, Fantasy, Mythology, Greek -- Fiction, Mythology, Greek -- Juvenile fiction
title_display The game
title_full The game / Diana Wynne Jones
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