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The Misfit: An abandoned baby. A damaged child. A search for happiness.

Rosie Goodwin

2 Reviews

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Midlands, Fiction, Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945), Sagas

The heartbreaking tale of a foundling's desperate search to belong, from the hugely popular author.

An abandoned baby. A damaged child. Can Rebecca escape her broken past? Abandoned outside a hospital, baby Rebecca didn't have a good start. She's adopted, but her new father can't warm to her, and her mother can't succeed in turning the plain, unresponsive child into the little princess she longs for. When her adoptive mother dies, her greedy aunt takes her in, but hers is not a happy home, and soon Rebecca's life is worse than ever. She longs to escape to the circus that visits her town, with its carefree life and freedom from her past - but will she ever find happiness?

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Praise for The Misfit: An abandoned baby. A damaged child. A search for happiness.

  • Rosie shines a light on those who can find the determination to face down fate itself. - Northern Echo

  • Rosie is a born storyteller - she'll make you cry, she'll make you llaugh, but most of all you'll care for her characters and lose yourself in her story. - Jeannie Johnson

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Rosie Goodwin

Rosie Goodwin lives and works in east London. Her work in film and media is inspired by her London walks and her more distant travels.

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