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Child of the Divide

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An emotionally charged story of love and loss set during India's partition.
When his fingers slip away from his father's hand, one boy's destiny changes forever.
In the chaos of border crossing between India and the newly formed Pakistan, a small boy called Pali suddenly finds himself lost and alone. Taken in to a Muslim family he is given a new name, and a new faith - Isl
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Published May 4th 2006 by Bloomsbury Methuen Drama
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Poppy Jane
Dec 16, 2012 Poppy Jane rated it it was ok
As a play for looking at the 'Struggle for Identity in Modern Literature' this is absolutely fantastic however as a play in general I found it too simple, although to be fair it was written for young children.
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I read this for school and enjoyed it :)
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