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Brother In The Land

Written by Robert Swindells

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An after-the bomb story. Teenage Danny is one of the unlucky ones, a survivor, one of those who have come through a nuclear holocaust alive. In Shipley, an ordinary town in the North of England, there are still some other survivors to be found. Danny describes life after the bomb.

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An after-the bomb story. Teenage Danny is one of the unlucky ones, a survivor, one of those who have come through a nuclear holocaust alive. In Shipley, an ordinary town in the North of England, there are still some other survivors to be found. Danny describes life after the bomb.

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After the bomb has fallen survival seems almost worthless. Danny survives but his world has been destroyed. In extremis, human nature at its very basest is laid bare. The word authority seems to have changed its meaning - Danny must struggle on. Deeply moving without despair.

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ISBN: 9780140373004
Publication date: 01/12/1994
Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd
Format: Paperback (b Format)

Book Information

ISBN: 9780140373004
Publication date: 1st December 1994
Author: Robert Swindells
Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd
Format: Paperback (b Format)
Pagination: 160 pages
Suitable for: 11+ readers
Genres: General Fiction
Recommendations: eBooks

About Robert Swindells

Robert E. "Bob" Swindells (born 20 March 1939) is an author of children's and young adult literature. Born in Bradford, the first of five children, Swindells worked for a local newspaper after leaving school aged 15. He served with the Royal Air Force and held various jobs before training as a teacher. His first novel, When Darkness Comes (1973), was written as his thesis while in training. Swindells combined writing with teaching until 1980 when he took up writing full-time. He first won the Children's Book Award with Brother in the Land (1985), a novel set in a post-apocalyptic world. Swindells was a supporter of the ...

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