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A thief in the house of memory

by Tim Wynne-Jones

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Published by Farrar, Straus and Giroux in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Memory -- Juvenile fiction,
  • Mothers -- Juvenile fiction,
  • Family problems -- Juvenile fiction,
  • Canada -- Juvenile fiction

  • About the Edition

    The death of an apparent stranger in the Steeple family"s old home triggers troubling questions for sixteen-year-old Declan as he tries to make sense of his fragmented dreams, random memories, and unexplained coincidences, hoping to learn the truth about the mother who suddenly left when he was ten.

    Edition Notes

    StatementTim Wynne-Jones.
    GenreJuvenile fiction
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPZ7.W993 Th 2005
    The Physical Object
    Paginationx, 210 p. ;
    Number of Pages210
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23273749M
    ISBN 100374374783
    LC Control Number2004053263

    His new novel, A Thief in the House of Memory, is quite short although unusual and very much a mystery genre aimed at the teenage audience. Declan Steeple, a sixteen year old boy, hasn’t seen his mother Lindy in almost six years.   A Thief in the House of Memory Paperback – May 18 by Tim Wynne-Jones (Author) out of 5 stars 1 rating5/5(1).

    LoveReading View on Thief In The House Of Memory. A brilliantly taut psychological thriller from Guardian Children’s Fiction Prize shortlisted author Tim Wynne-Jones. A real page-turner and one that will stay in your mind after you’ve finished it. There’s a real brooding tensionto this haunting story of secrets and shock revelations. A Thief in the House of Memory by Tim Wynne-Jones. Farrar, Straus and Giroux: NY, A thief is found dead in Dec's unlived-in ancestral home and has stirred up baffling questions. His family moved from the house sometime after his mother left them. His father maintains the house, and he and his sister visit-playing and remembering.

    It has been six years since sixteen-year-old Dec's free-spirited mother, Lindy, disappeared. Dec feels so trapped in the present that he has avoided examining his past. But when an intruder dies in the museum-like family home, the man's death send. A Thief in the House of Memory has 0 reviews and 0 : Tim Wynne-Jones.


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A Thief in the House of Memory was an okay book, its about a boy named Declan who wants to learn about his biological mother who left him when he was only six. Declan spends the novel trying to figure out clues for why his mother went missing, hes /5.

A Thief in the House of Memory on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. A Thief in the House of Memory. Becoming absorbed in this book is like entering a dream. From first chapter to last, Wynne-Jones (The Boy in the Burning House) masterfully evokes the surreal quality of faded memories enhanced or distorted by the imagination.

And who really is the thief in the house of memory. In this masterful new novel, Tim Wynne-Jones explores with wit, compassion, and humor the fictional territory he knows best - the prickly ties that bind families, the murky connections between imagination and real life.4/5(2).

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A Thief In The House Of Memory () About book: Family secrets, forgotten memories, and the transforming power of truthIt's been six years since sixteen-year-old Dec's free-spirited mother, Lindy, disappeared. Dec feels so trapped in the present, he's avoided examining his past.

But when an intruder dies in the museum-like family home, the man's death sends forth tremors that reawaken. The Thief in the House of Memory Tim Wynne-Jones Deleted scenes Story Elements The story element is good because the story has family secrets,forgotten memories, and the power of truth Characters Dec Lindy {Mom} Dad Sites ACTOR'S SLIDE Theme The scene where Vivien talks about.

A Thief in the House of Memory Tim Wynne-Jones It has been six years since sixteen-year-old Dec's free-spirited mother, Lindy, disappeared.

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A Thief in the House of Memory examines the power and questionable reliability of memory and how differences in recollections can affect a family’s relations.

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A thief in the house of memory by Wynne-Jones, Tim. Publication date Topics Large type books, Memory, Mothers, Family problems, Large type books Publisher Waterville, Me.: Thorndike Press Collection Internet Archive Books. Delaware County District Library (Ohio) Scanned in : Get this from a library.

A thief in the house of memory. [Tim Wynne-Jones] -- After hitching a ride home from school one day, Dec sets in motion a chain of events that bring the past to the surface. A thief in the house of memory (Book, ) [] Get this from a library.

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