The Girl Who Came Out of the Woods

Author(s): Emily Barr

Teen Fiction

I've been trapped here for days. What if I die here? I decided to write down my story so that one day, when I'm discovered, they will know who I was and why I was here. Arty has always lived in the Clearing, a small settlement in the forests of south India. But their happy life, hidden from the rest of the world, is shattered by a terrible accident. For the first time in her sixteen years, Arty must leave the only place she's ever known, into the outside world she's been taught to fear. Her only goal is to get help from a woman called Tania, who used to live in the forest, and the Uncle she knows is out there, somewhere. As she embarks on the terrifying journey, pursued by an enemy she can't fathom, Arty soon realises that not everyone is to be trusted. She's looking for answers, but what she'll learn from Tania and Uncle Matthew is a shocking truth about her past. Everything is changing too fast for this girl who came out of the woods, and is she running into a trap...?

Kathleen's Review - I thought this book was really well done with the right mix of sophistication and naivety for this well-educated but thoroughly cloistered girl, Artemis. We are engaged in some fascinating scenes and meet great charactrs along the way. An excellent read.

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Product Information

General Fields

  • : 9780241345221
  • : Penguin Books, Limited
  • : Penguin Books, Limited
  • : 0.277
  • : October 2018
  • : ---length:- '19.8'width:- '12.9'units:- Centimeters
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Emily Barr
  • : 320
  • : 9 YA
  • : 823.92
  • : English
  • : 1905
  • : Paperback