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Emma Hayes

Emma Hayes
Emma Hayes is completing a PhD in literary studies, focusing on the Golden Age of children’s literature.

Emma Hayes reviews 'Wildlife' by Fiona Wood

December 2013–January 2014, no. 357 01 December 2013
Fiona Wood’s second novel addresses a theme that is common in Young Adult fiction: the loss of innocence. Wildlife, a cleverly composed coming-of-age novel, introduces the reader to the world of Crowthorne Grammar’s outdoor education campus at Mount Fairweather. Although it revisits the character of Lou from Wood’s début novel, Six Impossible Things (2010), Wildlife is an absorbing, stand-a ... (read more)