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BIGfib Books, Apr 1, 2006 - Fiction - 201 pages
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Adam is a delightful sixteen-year-old who does well in school and spends his spare time practising the cello. Or that's what his parents think. But there is another side to him, which comes to the fore when he falls for a labourer called Sylvain and realises that friendships have the potential to be more than platonic. The results are explosive in this passionate story of illicit romance and teenage angst over one long, hot summer in the French countryside.

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Sixteen year old Adam is in France from England for a year with his parents; his father’s work has assigned him there. Adam is a well behaved lad, with a great talent as a budding cellist, he also ... Read full review

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About the author (2006)

Anthony McDonald was born in 1952. He studied history at Durham University and worked as a farm laborer and musical instrument-maker before moving into theater. He has written scripts and travel features. His first novel, Orange Bitter, Orange Sweet, was widely praised.

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