Tamar by Mal Peet

Tamar by Mal Peet

Carnegie Medal in Literature (2005)

A vivid story, switching between 1995 and WWII 1945. With twists and turns, action, espionage, romance and misunderstanding.

The first Tamar is a spy working in occupied France during WWII. It is a scary time and he is doing a scary job. Set in the horror and fear of WWII there is passion, jealousy and tragedy.

In the present, Tamar’s Grandfather left her a box of clues when he died. At first she is too upset to open the box. Once she does, she can’t take her mind off it. She enlists a family friend to join her on her quest for answers. They take a road trip through England following the map in the box. Will Tamar find the answers she craves on the way?

Good for 14+.

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