The Drowning Of Arthur Braxton

Paperback | April 29, 2013

byCaroline Smailes

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Urban magic, a sacred pagan pool, a dysfunctional bullied boy, a beautiful water nymph, sexual awakening and a very dark secret are just some of the ingredients of this adult fairy tale in which Arthur Braxton finds a mystical world below a derelict swimming baths.

Finding a beautiful girl who seems to spend all her time swimming in the pool of a disused public baths, Arthur falls in love. But the mystical pool in which their relationship develops is threatened with destruction, and of course the beautiful girl is not at all what she seems. Can love cross the divide of separate worlds Can Arthur save his lover, and can he discover his lover's secret before it is too late?

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Urban magic, a sacred pagan pool, a dysfunctional bullied boy, a beautiful water nymph, sexual awakening and a very dark secret are just some of the ingredients of this adult fairy tale in which Arthur Braxton finds a mystical world below a derelict swimming baths. Finding a beautiful girl who seems to spend all her time swimming in th...

CAROLINE SMAILES was born in Newcastle in 1973. She moved to the North West to study English Literature at Liverpool University. A chance remark on a daytime chat show spurred her to enrol on an MA in Creative Writing at Manchester Metropolitan University. Caroline graduated in 2007 with distinction and won the Michael Schmidt Prize fo...

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:336 pages, 7.75 × 5.13 × 0.94 inPublished:April 29, 2013Publisher:Harpercollins (uk)Language:English

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ISBN - 10:0007479093

ISBN - 13:9780007479092

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Rated 5 out of 5 by from Amazing! Such a Spectacular read, I was planning to save this book for my Holiday but i just couldnt put it down! A good teenage read, fantastic storyline, Caroline Smailes is the next John Green!
Date published: 2015-10-16