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The author of the book: Mette Jakobsen
Edition: HarperCollins
Date of issue: September 18th 2012
ISBN: 1443409839
ISBN 13: 9781443409834
Language: English
Format files: PDF
The size of the: 22.76 MB
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"The best stories change you. I am not the same after The Vanishing Act as I was before."—Erin Morgenstern, author of The Night Circus

On a small snow-covered island—so tiny that it can't be found on any map—lives twelve-year-old Minou, her philosopher Papa (a descendent of Descartes), Boxman the magician, and a clever dog called No-Name. A year earlier Minou's mother left the house wearing her best shoes and carrying a large black umbrella. She never returned.

One morning Minou finds a dead boy washed up on the beach. Her father decides to lay him in the room that once belonged to her mother. Can her mother's disappearance be explained by the boy? Will Boxman be able to help find her? Minou, unwilling to accept her mother's death, attempts to find the truth through Descartes' philosophy. Over the course of her investigation Minou will discover the truth about loss and love, a truth that The Vanishing Act conveys in a voice that is uniquely enchanting.


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Ebook The Vanishing Act read Online! Mette Jakobsen was born in Copenhagen, Denmark in 1964 but now lives in Newtown, Sydney. She has a PhD in Creative Writing and a BA in philosophy. In 2004 she graduated from NIDA’s Playwrights Studio and several of her plays have been broadcast on ABC national radio. The Vanishing Act is her first novel.


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Why are you asking for a phone number?

OWEN

A cozy book that teaches small things, happiness, in detail!

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A charming book, a lot more!

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Best among ordinary




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