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3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 3.00 (4,696 ratings) (rate this audio book) Author: Eva Ibbotson Narrator: Patricia Conolly Publisher: Recorded Books Format: Unabridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download Audio Length: Release Date:
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Eva Ibbotson, Smarties Prize winner for Journey to the River Sea and finalist for both the Whitbread Award and the Carnegie Medal, sets this compelling story in 1912 England, where 19-year-old Harriet Morton leads a dreary existence. Her ballet class is her only joy. When Father won't let her travel on a ballet tour to South America, Harriet creates a clever ruse that covers her escape and triggers an experience far beyond her dreams. Download and start listening now!


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  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 by Erika | 2/15/2014

    " Good, enjoyable, but somewhat predictable- I knew everything was going to work out okay in the end. I am a sucker for the ballerina books, though. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 by Dawn | 2/11/2014

    " A sweeping story about a girl named Harriet who grows up in 1912 Cambridge, under the harsh rule of her strict and conservative father and aunt. When offered the opportunity to dance ballet with a Company that is going to perform overseas in the Amazon for the rich, Harriet sneaks off and finally follows her hearts wishes. There, free from the restraints of her father, her love of dancing grows while she also falls in love with a British exile. The beginning of the story that takes place in England is slow, but after Chapter three the book really takes off. Loved it!!! "

  • 2 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 5 by Rapitch | 2/1/2014

    " Not as good as I had hoped. An okay story, but seemed juvenile. Could have done without some of the promiscuity (even though it was only implied). "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 by Kristen | 1/22/2014

    " This is AS good if not better than "A Countess Below Stairs", although very different. Lots of ballet/dancing loving, which is always great. Also, the hero (Rom) could be Edward Cullen's twin, which is extremely wierd since the 'villian's name is Edward. Again, 10 stars outof 5. This is the type of book that makes me glad reading and writing and books were invented. And it makes me thank God for romance. "

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