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The Orchard on Fire

(1995)
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Awards
The Man Booker Prize Best Novel (nominee)
When Percy and Betty Harlency abandon their seedy Streatham pub, for the Copper Kettle Tearoom in Kent, life for their daughter April changes dramatically. She is befriended by the wonderfully dangerous Ruby, whose red hair and brutal home life account for her love of fire and by the immaculately dressed Mr Greenridge who likes to follow her around the village. Shena Mackay has written a rare evocation of a 1950's childhood- mingling the innocent with the sinister and laced with the tragic and the bizarre -- this is an exceptional novel.


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Hardback Editions

October 1999 : UK Hardback
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Title: The Orchard on Fire
Author(s): Shena Mackay
ISBN: 0-7531-6026-9 / 978-0-7531-6026-8 (UK edition)
Publisher: ISIS Large Print Books
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1995 : UK Hardback
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Title: The Orchard on Fire
Author(s): Shena Mackay
ISBN: 0-434-00067-1 / 978-0-434-00067-8 (UK edition)
Publisher: William Heinemann Ltd
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November 1996 : USA Hardback
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Title: The Orchard on Fire: A Novel
Author(s): Shena MacKay
ISBN: 1-55921-175-X / 978-1-55921-175-8 (USA edition)
Publisher: Moyer Bell Ltd
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Paperback Editions

April 2016 : UK Paperback
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Title: The Orchard on Fire (Virago Modern Classics)
Author(s): Shena Mackay
ISBN: 0-349-00721-7 / 978-0-349-00721-2 (UK edition)
Publisher: Virago
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May 1997 : UK Paperback
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Title: The Orchard on Fire
Author(s): Shena Mackay
ISBN: 0-7493-9406-4 / 978-0-7493-9406-6 (UK edition)
Publisher: Vintage
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November 1997 : USA Paperback
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Title: Orchard On Fire: A Novel
Author(s): Shena Mackay
ISBN: 0-15-600532-8 / 978-0-15-600532-6 (USA edition)
Publisher: Harvest Books
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Audio Editions

July 2000 : UK Audio Cassette

Title: The Orchard on Fire
Author(s): Shena Mackay
ISBN: 0-7531-0818-6 / 978-0-7531-0818-5 (UK edition)
Publisher: ISIS Audio Books
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Kindle Editions

April 2016 : Australia, UK Kindle edition
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Title: The Orchard on Fire (Virago Modern Classics Book 266)
Author(s): Shena Mackay
Publisher: Virago
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