Bog Child by Siobhan Dowd
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Bog Child Summary
Digging for peat in the mountain with his Uncle Tally, Fergus finds the body of a child, and it looks like shes been murdered. As Fergus tries to make sense of the mad world around himhis 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 whata little voice comes to him in his dreams, and the mystery of the bog child unfurls.
Bog Child Reviews
"Starred Review. A sense of doom, perfectly captured, and images of sacrifice hang over the well-developed characters, making this a painful and moving read." - Kirkus Reviews.
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Siobhan Dowd Author Biography
Siobhan Dowd (pronouced Sh-vawn) was named one of the "top 100 Irish-Americans" for her global anti-censorship work with the writers' organization PEN America. Dowd also co-founded the English PEN's readers and writers program, which brings authors into underprivileged schools, prisons young offender institutions and community projects.
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