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Michelle Lovric

9+ February £9.99 320pp HB 198 x 129mm 978 1 4440 0338 3 Territories: World Rights: Orion e


From the author of The Undrowned Child, a richly-told story about what happens when the most unruly girl in Venice mixes magic and cookery and turns herself into a cat.

12+ 978 1 4440 0004 7 e

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Michelle Lovric divides her time between a flat on the Thames, and Venice. She is a successful adult author, has compiled over one hundred anthologies, runs a poetry and fiction workshop and also writes reviews, travel features and stories...always about Venice. She is currently a Royal Literary Fund Fellow at the Courtauld Institute of Art.

‘A mysterious tale set in an alternate historical fantasy Venice – with mermaids – it is gripping, elegant and original’ Independent on Sunday

‘Part fairy-tale, part historical fiction, this is writing that is alight and alive’ The Bookseller 49