Power to Burn

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Allen & Unwin, May 1, 2000 - Juvenile Fiction - 180 pages
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'a fountain of power rose up and surged out through my eyes... I opened my fists to the sky and flames shot into the air.'

When Roberto arrives in Italy from Australia he discovers dark family secrets: la magia, the power that is feared and suppressed, and a tragic story of love and icy revenge. Roberto has felt the power - his own power - burning through his fingertips. Angelica has it too. But together can they stop the curse spreading beyond their family and into the world?

Power to Burn is a bewitching fantasy adventure in which Anna Fienberg reveals family life in all its drama and passion.

Shortlisted for the 1996 NSW Premier's Literary Awards

'Utterly compelling... a book to recommend, argue about and keep going back to' - Stephen Matthews

'Magic is the theme... and it is magically told' - Robin Morrow, The Weekend Australian
 

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Contents

Lucrezia 1964 Spring in Florence
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Roberto
Lucrezia 1964 Summer in Florence
Roberto
Lucrezia 1966 Winter in Limone
Roberto
Lucrezia 1967 Winter in Limone
Roberto
The Dream
The Right Question
The Journey
The Power
About the Author
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Anna Fienberg is loved for her highly imaginative stories which are funny, touching and magical. She is the best-selling author of books for children of all ages, from pre-school to high school and beyond.

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