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Product description

Digging for peat in the mountain with his Uncle Tally, Fergus finds the body of a child: a child who appears to have been murdered. As Fergus tries to make sense of the mad world around him – his brother on hunger-strike in prison, his growing feelings for Cora, his parents arguing over the Troubles, and him in it up to the neck – a little voice comes to him in his dreams. Slowly, the mystery of the bog child unfurls. Set in 1980s Ireland, Bog Child is an astonishing novel exploring the sacrifices made in the name of peace, and the unflinching strength of the human spirit.

Product Details

Format

Paperback

ISBN

9781862305915

Accelerated Reader

AR book level: 3.6; Upper years; 9.0 points

Other details
  • 336 pages
Condition

New

UK edition

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  1. Jane blonde 113694

    Egghead
    on 29 February 2012

    Defo worth reading! Amazing!

    5out of 5