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You Will Be Safe Here


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  • You Will Be Safe Here 
    Title: You Will Be Safe Here
    Author: BARR DAMIAN
    Format: PAPERBACK
    Publication date: 17/06/2019
    Imprint: BLOOMSBURY
    Price: $30.00
    Publishing status: Active

    An Observer, Financial Times and Guardian Pick for 2019

    The stunning and shocking debut novel from the award-winning author of Maggie & Me. Set in South Africa You Will Be Safe Here explores legacies of abuse, redemption and the strength of the human spirit

    South Africa, 1901, the height of the second Boer War. Sarah van der Watt and her son are taken from their farm by force to Bloemfontein Concentration Camp where, the English promise- they will be safe.
    Johannesburg, 2010. Sixteen-year-old outsider Willem just wants to be left alone with his books and his dog. Worried he's not turning out right, his ma and her boyfriend send him to New Dawn Safari Training Camp. Here they 'make men out of boys'. Guaranteed.
    You Will Be Safe Here is a deeply moving novel of connected parts. Inspired by real events, it uncovers a hidden colonial history and present-day darkness while exploring our capacity for cruelty and kindness.

    ISBN: 9781408886090
    Pages: 352
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