Sylvia (novel)

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First edition
Author Bryce Courtenay
Country Australia
Language English
Genre Historical novel
Publisher Viking Press
Publication date
16 November 2006
Media type Print (Hardback)
Pages 503 pp
ISBN 0-670-07026-2
OCLC 86110767
823/.914 22
LC Class PR9619.3.C5964 S95 2006

Sylvia is a 2006 novel by Australian author Bryce Courtenay. It is written as the memoir of a teenage girl, Sylvia Honeyeater, during the Children's Crusade of the 13th century. She encounters several historical figures such as the Pied Piper of Hamelin and Francis of Assisi. It explores themes of religious intolerance, womanhood, abuse and childhood.

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