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Thank goodness for ‘Small Mercies’

IT WAS quite by accident that Bridget Krone’s novel for 9- to-12-year-olds, set in Pietermaritzburg, was published after a friend submitted her manuscript to an overseas publisher after it had been rejected locally.

Now, Krone is bowled over that Kirkus Media, a prestigious book review magazine in the US, has ranked among the top 100 out of 850 books it has reviewed for that age group this year

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