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Christian College Geelong Senior Library: Lovers of literature

Dancing in the Dark – Robyn Bavati

Dancing in the Dark by Robyn Bavati

Do you love watching So You think You Can Dance and just can’t get enough of it, then this book may appeal to you!

dancing in the darkHe tossed her into the air as if she were weightless, and just for a moment she seemed suspended there, defying gravity. I couldn’t take my eyes off her. I knew what she was feeling. It was in every movement of every limb.

Here was a power I had never seen before, a kind of haunting loveliness I had never imagined. Seeing it made me long for something, I didn’t know what . .

Ditty was born to dance, but she was also born Jewish. When her strictly religious parents won’t let her take ballet lessons, Ditty starts to dance in secret. But for how long can she keep her two worlds apart? And at what cost?

A dramatic and moving story about a girl who follows her dream, and finds herself questioning everything she believes in. 

Penguin

Visit Robyn Bavati’s website: http://www.robynbavati.com.au/

 

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March 21, 2010 - Posted by | Relationships

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