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What I Was

by Meg Rosoff

What I Was by Meg Rosoff
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    Jan 2008, 224 pages
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    Jan 2009, 224 pages

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If you read interviews and blogs about Meg Rosoff you may find references to a book called The Dark Ages. This was the title that she first gave to her story about H and Finn, but which she later renamed What I Was.


What I Was was published as a young adult title in the UK in summer 2007, but was positioned as a book for adults in the USA - an interesting situation for an author who, according to her blog, has mixed feelings about being identified as a writer of "cross-over" novels.

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