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All her short life, 11-year-old Rose Webster has encountered closed doors. Growing up in the slums of London with her siblings, trying to avoid their violent, drunken father, she develops an insatiable thirst for knowledge, and becomes convinced that she and her loved ones deserve better. All Rose has is a quick mind and the will to survive. Can she open that door and seize the chance to make something of herself?
©2002 Beryl Matthews; (P)2003 Soundings

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  • Lorna
  • 21-02-2016

hard to put down read

found it slow in places but really enjoyed the story. I would recommend this book

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  • sue
  • 19-07-2015

Good reviews , did I miss something?

I found the story slow, and the narration was not an easy listen for me.
Not for me.

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  • Amazon Customer
  • 19-05-2018

superb

what a truly lovely story. can't wait to read the next one! as always Annie Addington an excellent narrator.

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  • FELICITY GAINARD
  • 17-04-2018

Loved it

Lovely listen . The first audio book that brought tears to my eyes at the end . Annie aldington
Is by far the best narrator I’ve listened to and brings every book to life !!