Shooting The Moon
Written by V M Jones
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A coming-of-age novel of a young man whose life is a balancing act between his passion – rock climbing - and his domineering father’s ambitions for him. As he confronts his life head on, events spiral out of control and the issues he faces and the choices he must make have a life and death consequence about them. Wonderfully pacy, well-written this is a sensitive yet powerful novel.
Shooting The Moon by V M Jones
Pip McLeod's life is a balancing act between family, friends and his sporting passion, rock-climbing. Pip's ambitions are clear-cut, but it isn't long before real life gets in their way. His father loses his job, and as his older brother's life goes into a dangerous downward spiral, Pip is forced to confront tough issues of loyalty and responsibility. At the same time he must deal with the romantic rivalry between the gorgeous girl next door and his friendly climbing partner. How will he choose between them? Will betraying his brother save him or condemn him? And will his father's remorseless ambition for his sons end in disaster? On the traditional father-son hunting trip Pip realises he must solve things his own way - if he can.
About the Author
Interest Age: From 12
V M Jones
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Andersen Press Ltd
1st May 2008
Andersen Press Ltd is an imprint of Andersen Press
Andersen Press is one of the leading independent children’s publishers, publishing some of the biggest names in the world of children's books including the much-loved picture book characters the Little Princess and Elmer the patchwork elephant. Andersen Press is the home of many award-winning authors and illustrators including Melvin Burgess, Rebecca Stead, Satoshi Kitamura, Tony Ross, David McKee, Chris Judge and Jeanne Willis. Founded in 1976 by Klaus Flugge it won the Bologna Best Children’s Publisher prize in the European Category in 2016, the company’s 40th anniversary year.
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