When Fishes Flew (Paperback)

The Story of Elena's War


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A sweeping story of love and rescue, this is an unforgettable journey to the Greek island of Ithaca, and back in time to World War Two.

Australian-Greek girl Nandi travels to her ancestors’ home in Ithaca, and discovers – through a friendship with an extremely unusual flying fish – the extrordinary story of her great-aunt Elena: of how she fell in love, in the hardest of times, and how she became an unsung hero of World war Two.

But Elena has gone missing, and Nandi has to find her. In her search, she will discover that Elena was an even greater hero than she thought – and still is . . .

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Weight 200 g
Dimensions 19.8 × 12.9 cm
Language English
Year of publication
Pages 190
ISBN 9780008352196

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