Clara nodded. “Indeed yes.”
“Well, it’s simple. She could disguise herself as a boy and she could come back. Nobody would recognise her.”
Clara almost choked on her apple juice. “How on earth would she do that? How could we make it look convincing?”
“She’s quite tall and she’s quite strong.”
That was true. And she was a lot more slender than she used to be. As she was growing taller and possibly because of the exercise she was getting with the BDM and the longer journey to school.
“And I can borrow some clothes from my brother. If she scrapes her hair up into her cap it will be...
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