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The Foreshadowing

(2005)
A novel by

 
 
It is 1915. 17 year old Sasha Fox is the privileged only daughter of a respected doctor living in the wealthy seaside town of Brighton. But her brothers, Edgar and Tom, have gone to war and Sasha has a terrible gift. She can see the future. Her premonitions show her untold horrors on the battlefields of the Somme. Corpse worms crawling over the faces of soldiers soon to die, and worse still, what will happen to Edgar and Tom. Like the prophetess Cassandra, who so many centuries before foretold the tragedies of Troy, Sasha is trapped by power. No one will believe her. She feels stifled by her over-protective mother and restrictive father. Her family have lost faith in her. She is determined to win them back, whatever the price. And it is a high one - seeing the future is a fate almost too awful to contemplate - for who wants to see the end of their own story...? Stylishly written in his familiar, poetic prose Marcus's novel is set in the First World War. As with all his novels, the story is that of a world full of threat and a child in jeopardy- but Alexandra is a heroine resourceful enough to try to change the path of Fate.

Genre: Young Adult Fiction

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2007 : UK Hardback
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May 2006 : USA Library Binding
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July 2005 : UK Hardback
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Title: The Foreshadowing
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ISBN: 1-84255-219-8 / 978-1-84255-219-3 (UK edition)
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June 2014 : UK Paperback
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Title: The Foreshadowing
Author(s): Marcus Sedgwick
ISBN: 1-4440-1106-5 / 978-1-4440-1106-7 (UK edition)
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January 2008 : USA Mass Market Paperback
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Title: The Foreshadowing
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February 2004 : UK Paperback
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Title: The Foreshadowing
Author(s): Marcus Sedgwick
ISBN: 1-84255-517-0 / 978-1-84255-517-0 (UK edition)
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March 2008 : USA Audio edition
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Title: The Foreshadowing
Author(s): Marcus Sedgwick
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March 2008 : Canada Audio edition
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Title: The Foreshadowing
Author(s): Marcus Sedgwick
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Title: The Foreshadowing
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May 2006 : UK Audio CD
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Title: The Foreshadowing
Author(s): Marcus Sedgwick
ISBN: 0-7528-7501-9 / 978-0-7528-7501-9 (UK edition)
Publisher: Orion Children's Books
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July 2010 : Canada Kindle edition
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Title: The Foreshadowing
Author(s): Marcus Sedgwick
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Title: The Foreshadowing
Author(s): Marcus Sedgwick
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December 2007 : USA Kindle edition
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Title: The Foreshadowing
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