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Heroes Hardcover educational edition

Written by Robert Cormier

Part of the NEW LONGMAN LITERATURE 11-14 Series

Heroes Hardcover educational edition Synopsis

When Francis Cassavant returns to his home town, his face horribly disfigured during World War II, he is tormented by memories of the conflict. People believe him to be a teenage war hero, not realising that his act of 'heroism' was in fact a suicide attempt. Back home, Francis has a mission - to get revenge on the youth leader he idolised, but betrayed him. And he's prepared to do whatever it takes. What are the themes? Heroism, conflict, struggle against evil, guilt, forgiveness, loneliness, loyalty. Teaching points This short novel, with its gripping plot and engaging themes, is accessible to a wide range of abilities. Provides excellent opportunities for exploring structure and narrative viewpoint.

Book Information

ISBN: 9781405863964
Publication date: 30th March 2007
Author: Robert Cormier
Publisher: Longman an imprint of Pearson Education Limited
Format: Hardback
Pagination: 112 pages

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