The Ship by Antonia Honeywell

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Honeywell’s debut is ambitious and well written and provides endless possibilities for debate. It ends on a cliffhanger, suggesting the possibility of a sequel.
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Oxford Street burned for three weeks, the Regent's Park camps have been bombed. Lalla, 16, has grown up sheltered from the new reality by her visionary father, Michael Paul. He has promised Lalla and her mother that they will escape. Escape on a ship big enough to save 500 people. Once on board, as day follows identical day, Lalla's unease grows. Where are they going?
 

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Antonia Honeywell studied English at Manchester University and worked at the Natural History and Victoria and Albert Museums in London, running creative writing workshops and education programmes for children, before training as a teacher. During her ten years teaching English, drama and film studies, she wrote a musical, and a play which was performed at the Edinburgh Festival. Antonia was one of the stars of Curtis Brown's inaugural creative writing course. She has four young children and lives in Buckinghamshire. THE SHIP is her first novel.www.antoniahoneywell.com@antonia_writes
 
Published April 25, 2017 by Orbit. 320 pages
Genres: Literature & Fiction, Science Fiction & Fantasy. Fiction
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Reviewed by Carol Birch on Mar 07 2015

Honeywell’s debut is ambitious and well written and provides endless possibilities for debate. It ends on a cliffhanger, suggesting the possibility of a sequel.

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