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Bog Child

Average rating
4 out of 5
Based on 13 Ratings and 13 Reviews

Book Description
DIGGING FOR PEAT in the mountain with his Uncle Tally, Fergus finds the body of a child, and it looks like she's 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, blackmailed into acting as courier to God knows what-a little voice comes ... More
Book Information
PublisherDavid Fickling Books
BindingHardcover (14 editions)
Reading LevelUncategorized
# of Pages336
ISBN-10B00342VF14
Publication Date09/09/2008
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About Siobhan Dowd (Author) : Siobhan Dowd is a published author of children's books and young adult books. Some of the published credits of Siobhan Dowd include The London Eye Mystery, Solace of the Road, and Bog Child. Siobhan D... more
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4/19/2012 Allison Hunter-Frederick said:
In looking for books about bogs, I came across Bog Child by Irish writer Siobhan Dowd. Her exceptional young adult novel is also about family, religion, sacrifice, and Ireland’s Troubles in 1981. In other words, it’s far more complex than I expected. http://allisonsbookbag.wordpress.com/2012/04... more

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7/8/2009 PV Lundqvist said: Effortless prose shows how ancient practices mirror the present.
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