The World Before Us
A NoveleBook - 2014
Deep in the woods of northern England, somewhere between a dilapidated estate and an abandoned Victorian asylum, fifteen-year-old Jane Standen lived through a nightmare. She was babysitting a young girl named Lily, and in one fleeting moment, lost her. Lily was never found, leaving her family and Jane devastated. Twenty years later, Jane is an archivist at a small London museum that is about to close for lack of funding. As a final research project--an endeavor inspired in part by her painful past--Jane surveys the archives for information related to another missing person: a woman who disappeared over one hundred years ago in the same woods where Lily was lost.
Publisher: London ; New York : Hogarth, 2014
Characteristics: 1 online resource
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