Seesaw (novel)

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First edition
Author Deborah Moggach
Country United Kingdom
Language English
Publisher Heinemann
Publication date
11 Mar 1996
Media type Print & Audio
Pages 320
ISBN 0-434-00312-3

Seesaw, is a 1996 novel by English author Deborah Moggach, first published in 1996 by Heinemann and recommended in OUP's Good Fiction Guide.[1]

Plot introduction[edit]

Hannah, the seventeen-year-old daughter of upper middle class Morris and Val Price, is kidnapped with a half-million-pound ransom. The novel focuses on both the Price family and the kidnappers in the time leading up to the abduction. The book also focuses on the relationships between Jon and Eva, the two kidnappers, and Hannah as well as what happens to all characters following her release.


Television adaptation[edit]

Deborah Moggach also wrote the script for a three-part television adaptation of the novel, first broadcast in March 1998[4] on ITV.[5]



  1. ^ page 353 of Good Fiction Guide ed. Jane Rogers, 2nd edition published 2005 by OUP
  2. ^ 1997 Mandarin p/b edition front cover
  3. ^ 1997 Mandarin p/b edition back cover
  4. ^ IMDb
  5. ^

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