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A Company of Swans

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Published by Puffin .
Written in English


  • Historical Fiction (Young Adult),
  • Juvenile Fiction,
  • Children"s Books - Young Adult Fiction,
  • Children"s Books/All Ages,
  • Children: Young Adult (Gr. 10-12),
  • Historical - Europe,
  • Love & Romance,
  • Juvenile Fiction / Love & Romance,
  • Historical - General,
  • Performing Arts - Dance

Book details:

The Physical Object
Number of Pages384
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL9809761M
ISBN 100142409405
ISBN 109780142409404

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A Company of Swans is a sweeping tale of romance, freedom and the beauty of dance from award-winning author, Eva Ibbotson. Eva Ibbotson was born in Vienna in and moved to England with her father when the Nazis came to power.   This particular novel, A Company of Swans, was first published in and has had numerous reprints. It follows the story of Harriet Morton, a girl raised in the most soul-sucking house one can imagine, on her journey to the Amazon as part of a traveling ballet company.   A Company of Swans is a beautiful book which sweeps you up and mesmerises you. Once you have started this book you will not be able to put it down. It is about a young girl called Harriet, who runs away from her father to join a ballet company. Harriet is taken in by the ballet company. Weekly ballet classes are Harriet Morton's only escape from her intolerably dull life. So when she is chosen to join a corps de ballet which is setting off on a tour of the Amazon, she leaps at the chance to run away for ming in the grand .