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The astonishing colour of after

The astonishing colour of after

Pan, Emily X. R., author

Leigh Chen Sanders is sixteen when her mother commits suicide, leaving only a scribbled note: 'I want you to remember'. Leigh doesn't know what it means, but when a red bird appears with a message, she finds herself travelling to Taiwan to meet her maternal grandparents for the first time. Leigh is far away from home and far away from Axel, her best friend, who she stupidly kissed on the night her mother died - leaving her with a swell of guilt that she wasn't home, and a heavy heart, thinking she may have destroyed the one good thing left in her life. Overwhelmed by grief and the burden of fulfilling her mother's last wish, Leigh retreats into her art and into her memories, where colours collide and the rules of reality are broken. The only thing Leigh is certain about is that she must find out the truth

Paperback, Book. English. Young adult fiction. Older Teenage Fiction. General. Fiction 13+.
Published London: Orion, 2018
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Statement of responsibility: Emily X.R. Pan
ISBN: 1510102965, 9781510102965
Intended audience: Adolescent.
Physical Description: 472 pages ; 20 cm