Книга: Celia Rees «Pirates!»

Pirates!

What drives two young women from such different backgrounds to take to the perilous life of piracy? What has befallen Nancy Kington and Minerva Sharpe that makes this existence better than the one they left behind? In this vivid, exciting and completely gripping novel read the remarkable adventures of two girls, one a merchant's daughter and the other a runaway slave, as they sail the high seas, fight for their lives and search for their loves.

Издательство: "Bloomsbury Publishing PLC" (2009)

Формат: 130x195, 400 стр.

ISBN: 978-1-4088-0027-0

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Celia Rees

Celia Rees (born 1949) is an English author of children's literature, including some horror and fantasy books.

She was born in 1949 [ [http://www.contemporarywriters.com/authors/?p=auth03A14J441312634823 British Council: Biography] .] in Solihull, West Midlands but now lives in Leamington Spa with her husband and teenage daughter. Rees attended University of Warwick and earned a degree in History of Politics. After university, she taught English in Coventry secondary schools for seventeen years, during which time she began to write.

During her time in teaching she asked several of her pupils why they wouldn't read the books they were given and what they wanted to read about. The pupils said that they wanted books with action, horror, danger, magic and pirates.Fact|date=April 2008

All of these are main themes in Rees' books.

List of works

H.A.U.N.T.S. series

*"H Is for Haunting" (1998)
*"A Is for Apparition" (1998)
*"U Is for Unbeliever" (1998)
*"N Is for Nightmare" (1998)
*"T Is for Terror" (1998)
*"S Is for Shudder" (1998)

(The series was repackaged in 2002 with the six books being combined to make a trilogy: two old books per new one. These were published using the new titles "City of Shadows", "A Trap in Time" and "The Host Rides Out".)

Witch Child

*"Witch Child" (2000)
*"Sorceress" (2002) (Shortlisted for the Whitbread Children's Book Award in 2002)

Other books

*"Every Step You Take" (1993)
*"The Bailey Game" (1994)
*"Colour Her Dead" (1994)
*"Blood Sinister" (1996)
*"Midnight Hour" (1997)
*"Ghost Chamber" (1997)
*"The Vanished" (Point Horror Unleashed) (1997)
*"Soul Taker" (1997)
*"The Truth Out There" (2000)
*"Truth or Dare" (2000)
*"The Cunning Man" (Point Horror Unleashed) (2001)
*"Blood Sinister" (Point Horror Unleashed) (2002)
*"Pirates!" (2004)
*"The Wish House" (2005)
*"The Stone Testament" (2007)
*"Sovay" (2008)

References

External links

* [http://www.celiarees.com/ Official site]
* [http://www.celiarees.co.uk/ Official book site]
* [http://www.fantasticfiction.co.uk/r/celia-rees/ Complete list of works]

Источник: Celia Rees


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