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‘The Darkness Out There’ Penelope Lively

‘The boy said, “I’m not going near that old bitch again.”’

Sandra and Kerry are part of their school’s ‘Good Neighbour’s Club’; they are sent to help Mrs Rutter, ‘a cottage-loaf of a woman’. However, she isn’t what she seems and Sandra and Kerry are horrified by what she tells them. Both of them grow up and learn something of the real ‘darkness out there’.