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The Madness - Alison Rattle

What’s it all about?:

Sixteen-year-old Marnie lives in the idyllic coastal village of Clevedon. Despite being crippled by a childhood exposure to polio, she seems set to follow in her mother’s footsteps, and become a ‘dipper’, escorting fragile female bathers into the sea. 816 more words

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The Madness by Alison Rattle~Review

Title: The Madness

Publisher: Hot Key Books, March 2014

Source: Publisher (Thanks Hot Key)

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Sixteen-year-old Marnie lives in the idyllic coastal village of Clevedon.

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Mackay makes a point about the First Crusade

Mackay’s history lesson about the crusades continues. But, the analysis of this incredible¬†madness comes much sooner than I expected.

After he wraps up about the First Crusade on page 424, he launches into the necessary stage-setting for the next one. 449 more words

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For years, the lion hunted familial grounds and satisfied his cravings. He was a voracious beast, preferring tender, young meat. Eventually, he was caught and chased out of the den; however, remnants of his ravaging spirit remained in two of his cubs. 158 more words

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