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Iron Love

4.21 of 5 stars 4.21  ·  rating details  ·  33 ratings  ·  3 reviews
Paperback, 480 pages
Published 2000 by Penguin Books Ltd
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A beautifully written, heartbreaking book. Why do we allow the politicians to convince us that we should go to war? Not easy to read, but well worth the effort.
What did I think? I think I loved this novel. I I loved the gentle and subtle way that it entwined you into its pages and the lives of the boys. I loved the memories of Grahamstown that it invoked and the way it gave me; as a white English South African a sense of belonging. It had no agenda, no political statement it was just a story about youth, love and acceptance. And Honour. You cannot forget honour.

It did of course make me cry bitterly into my pillow and my mothers lap. Not just because as
i have read this book 4 times and cannot wait to read it again. Need I say more
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