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The Glimme

By: Emily Rodda,Marc McBride - illustrator
Narrated by: Andrew Scott
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Summary

Lone Annie sees dragons in your future.... She sees giants. She sees fire and water. She sees death.

Finn's life in the village of Wichant is hard. Only his drawings of the wild coastline, with its dragon-shaped clouds and headlands that look like giants, make him happy.

Then the strange housekeeper from a mysterious clifftop mansion sees his talent and buys him for a handful of gold - and then reveals to him seven extraordinary paintings. Finn thinks the paintings must be pure fantasy - such amazing scenes and creatures can't be real!

He's wrong. Soon he is going to slip through the veil between worlds and plunge into the wonders and perils of The Glimme.

©2020 Emily Rodda (P)2020 Bolinda Publishing Pty Ltd

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"The Glimme is a beautifully simple and traditional quest story...exactly what Emily Rodda does best." (Books+Publishing)

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on 2nd hearing, without sleeping through chapters

making sure I didn't miss any of the story by restarting where I remembered to, I have found this a much more enjoyable tale than I did on first hearing (where I appeared to have slept through some chapters ). Brought alive by Andrew Scott, a fantasy adventure of a young lad, well worth a listen.