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The Quarantine Child

Geraldine Symons

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It was scarlet fever that led to the events that fixed the autumn of 1909 in Pansy Harcourts mind for ever. She and her older sister, Ginie, had barely started their first term at school after coming home from India when Ginie and Boggles got theMoreIt was scarlet fever that led to the events that fixed the autumn of 1909 in Pansy Harcourts mind for ever. She and her older sister, Ginie, had barely started their first term at school after coming home from India when Ginie and Boggles got the fever and Pansy was put into quarantine. Now she was on her own she decided to use her freedom to do what she had always longed to do--visit the deserted cottage in the woods. It needed courage to do this, for all the children were afraid of Rudge, the bad-tempered gamekeeper. It was in the cottage that Pansy found the runaway boy, hiding from the police. Her decision to befriend him and her plan for doing so led to the most adventurous journey of her life.