About The Book
A beautiful new limited edition paperback of The Little Friend, published as part of theBloomsbury Modern Classics listTwelve-year-old Harriet is doing her best to grow up, which is not easy as her mother ispermanently on medication, her father has silently moved to another city, and her serenesister rarely notices anything. All of them are still suffering from the shocking andmysterious death of her brother Robin twelve years earlier, and it seems to Harriet thatthe family may never recover. So, inspired by Captain Scott, Houdini, and Robert LouisStevenson, she sets out with her only friend Hely to find Robin's murderer and punishhim. But what starts out as a child's game soon becomes a dark and dangerousjourney into the menacing underworld of a small Mississippi town.