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Bog Child by Siobhan Dowd
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Dec 13, 2008

it was amazing
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Read in December, 2008

Set during the time when Irish prisoners were starving themselves, the trouble faced by families whose loved ones were involved is portrayed in a moving style. The discovery of a mummified body by a boy whose brother is starving himself leads the boy to mature and take action to help his brother. The characters are well developed and the romance will pull in many readers. A beautiful achievement.
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elissa Definitely one I'll be getting to soon! It's just sitting on the shelf at my branch.


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