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   Riding Icarus, by Lily Hyde  
 
  Novel, first publication in July 2008
 
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      This is a magical modern fairytale set in Kiev, featuring a girl called Masha who lives in a flying trolleybus called Icarus.When rich Uncle Igor sends her mother abroad to work, Masha stays in Kiev and moves into an old, disused trolleybus called Icarus. But one night there is a terrible storm and Icarus takes off! Masha is transported to an enchanted place where she discovers that, on midsummer eve, she will be able to wish for whatever her heart desires. But will Masha be able to find the enchanted place again and work out her heart's desire in time? And will she make the right wish to bring her mother back home so they can escape Igor's clutches for ever?

     
     
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