And sure enough, one day a glamorous stranger arrives at the door. After years of guilt and searching, Annika's mother has come to claim her daughter, who is in fact a Prussian aristocrat and whose true home is a great castle. But at crumbling, spooky Spittal, Annika discovers that all is not as it seems in the lives of her new-found family.
Eva Ibbotson's hugely entertaining story is a timeless classic for readers young and old.
©2005 Eva Ibbotson; (P)2005 Macmillan Digital Audio
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