Hide and Seek
Meet Harry Pickles, aged nine and a bit. Harry is the fastest boy runner in the world (probably), first son of Mo and Pa (the best-looking parents in the school car park), big brother to Daniel (who runs like a girl but is, in his own twerpy way, a star). His life is good. He's premier league. At least, that's the way it was before the school trip . . .Clare Sambrook's unforgettable first novel captures with startling truth and clarity the perspective of a confused nine-year-old. Poignant and personal, Hide and Seek resonates with authenticity and a brutal honesty that manages to be harrowing, life-affirming and funny.
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HIDE & SEEKUser Review - Jane Doe - Kirkus
A family tragedy seen through the eyes of a child.British author Sambrook pulls off a risky high-wire act, narrating her debut novel from the point-of-view of nine-year-old Harry Pickles, whose ... Read full review
Review: Hide & SeekUser Review - Bonnie Nordling - Goodreads
I remember really enjoying the book while I was reading it. It tugs at your heart strings quite a lot - but I remember not entirely feeling satisfied by the ending. It was mostly well written, tackled a heartbreaking subject and made you shift your point of view. Read full review