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Burning Bright

By Tracy Chevalier
Book Details
  • Author: Tracy Chevalier
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Published: 2007-03-20
  • Edition: First Edition
'Burning Bright' follows the Kellaway family as they leave behind tragedy in rural Dorset and come to late 18th-century London. As they move in next door to the radical painter/poet William Blake, and take up work for a near-by circus impresario, the youngest family member gets to know a girl his age. Embodying opposite characteristics - Maggie Butterfield is a dark-haired, streetwise extrovert, Jem Kellaway a quiet blond introvert - the children form a strong bond while getting to know their unusual neighbor and his wife.

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