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Kate Eltham

Kate Eltham reviews 'Grimsdon' by Deborah Abela and 'Quillblade' by Ben Chandler

October 2010, no. 325 01 October 2010
Twelve-year-old Isabella and her best friend, Griffin, have been keeping themselves and three younger children alive in Grimsdon since a massive wave flooded the city three years ago. The children eke out a living by searching abandoned homes and buildings for canned goods and useful items. Isabella, the leader, makes good use of her fighting skills (implausibly explained by school fencing less ... (read more)