Burning Issy

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  • Paperback
  • Burning Issy
  • Melvin Burgess
  • 26 June 2018
  • 0141313838

About the Author: Melvin Burgess

Melvin Burgess is a British author of children s fiction His first book, The Cry of the Wolf, was published in 1990 He gained a certain amount of notoriety in 1996 with the publication of Junk, which was published in the shadow of the film of Irvine Welsh s Trainspotting, and dealt with the trendy and controversial idea of heroin addicted teenagers Junk soon became, at least in Britain, one of Melvin Burgess is a British author of children s fiction His first book, The Cry of the Wolf, was published in 1990 He gained a certain amount of notoriety in 1996 with the publication of Junk, which was published in the shadow of the film of Irvine Welsh s Trainspotting, and dealt with the trendy and controversial idea of heroin addicted teenagers Junk soon became, at least in Britain, one of the best known children s books of the decade.Burgess again courted predictable controversy in 2003, with the publication of Doing It, which dealt with underage sex America created a show based on the book, Life As We Know It In his other books, such as Bloodtide and The Ghost Behind the Wall, Burgess has dealt with less realist and sometimes fantastic themes In 2001 Burgess wrote the novelisation of the film Billy Elliot, based on Lee Hall s screenplay Polyphony is typical for his most famous novels.http us.macmillan.com author melvin


Burning Issy Issy doesn t know where she came from or who she is Night after night, she has the same nightmare she burns in a fire and at the heart of the flames is a face she dare not look at Fear and superstition are everywhere She must run from the Witch finder, from the evil hag who wants her, from those she loves and maybe even from her own true nature. Download Burning Issy By Melvin Burgess – scottishhomebakingawards.co.uk

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10 thoughts on “Burning Issy

  1. Dorian de Jandreau says:

    As a huge fan of Melvin Burgess I was very happy to get another book to read It was an incredible story of a witch In some parts it made me cry and made me scared This book was full of fire A lot of about th...

  2. Dannielle says:

    Dannielle Nebinski Burning Issy Genre Historical FictionTwelve year old Issy is an orphan who lives with her foster father Nat Issy takes care of his house while he works as a herbalist and healer When the King fears his life is being plotted against, he unleashes witch hunts over all his country Now Issy must try to discover where it is that she came from, as she is plagued night after night by the same nightmare in which she is burning in a fire and within that fire she sees a face she do Dannielle Nebinski Burning Issy Genre Historical FictionTwelve year...

  3. Tu says:

    the preface seems to promise to deliver a piece of history, the social theme that it raises seems not merely suppositious, and yet it turns out to be a heap of fantasies on witchcraft Beautiful imagination but ...

  4. Lia says:

    Has a lot of good to offer, but gets too caught up in itself to finish the story well.

  5. Alatea says:

    Short and nice, perfect for Halloween weekend.

  6. Krista the Krazy Kataloguer says:

    I would have liked this a bit better if the supernatural had not been thrown in, if it had been a straight historical novel.

  7. Bel Cat says:

    The version of witchcraft in this book was deeply intriguing I really enjoyed this book, there was something very different about it It was unconventional in all ways, and I really liked the open to interpretation ending.

  8. Guy says:

    Burgess is het voorbije decennium uitgegroeid tot een van de bekendste jeugdschrijvers van Groot Britanni Junk 1996 , waarschijnlijk zijn meest bekende boek, was tot voor kort het enige boek dat ik van hem had gelezen, en het was er eentje dat de drang naar meer op gang bracht Het was immers een verrassend hard, rauw en realistisch verhaal over tieners in een krakers en drugsmilieu en daardoor natuurlijk ook erg populair bij leerkrachten Burning Issy 1992 is zijn derde boek, en haalt b Burgess is het voorbije decennium uitgegroeid tot een van de bekendste jeugdschrijvers van Groot Britanni Junk 1996 , waarschijnlijk zijn meest bekende boek, was tot voor kort het enige boek dat ik van hem had gelezen, en het was er eentje dat de drang naar meer op gang bracht Het was immers een verrassend hard, rauw en realistisch verhaal over tieners in een krakers en drugsmilieu en daardoor natuurlijk ook erg populair bij leerkrachten Burning Issy 1992 is zijn derde boek, en haalt bijlange niet het niveau van Junk.Met dit boek gaat Burgess Kruistocht in spijkerbroek terrein op, met een verhaal over hekserij en in zekere mate godsdienstwaanzin...

  9. Gail Thompson says:

    An imaginative tale from the point of view of a young girl struggling with the idea that she might be a witch during the witch hunts in Pendle This book cleverly puts across the horror, uncertainty and fear of the time without being overly explicit it is all implied meaning that the reader will experience it all on their own level very clever i also never doubted that i was following the thoughts of a twelve year old girl, the narrative was consistent with no slips That indicates skill on t An imaginative tale from the point of view of a young girl struggling with the idea that she might be a witch during the witch hunts in Pendle This book cleverly puts across the horror, uncertainty and fear of the time without being overly explicit it is all implied meaning that the reader will experience it all on their own level very clever i also never doubted that i was following the thoughts of a twelve year old girl, the narrativ...

  10. Sally says:

    The 1600 s were not a good time to know one herb from another, or what to do with it This book conveys very well the fear that people were inspired to feel for witches, and the fear of the witches themselves for the G...