Excerpt from Solace of the Road by Siobhan Dowd, plus links to reviews, author biography & more

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Solace of the Road

by Siobhan Dowd

Solace of the Road
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    Apr 2011, 272 pages

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‘I’m applying for a new job. It’s time.’

The rules said that when you and your key worker parted company, that was the end of all contact. For ever.

‘But what about our summer plans, Miko? We’re going back to Devon again, right? You promised. You’re gonna teach us surfing, right? What about those plans, Miko?’

He didn’t answer.

‘What d’you mean it’s time?’ I could feel myself losing it.

Excerpted from Solace of the Road by Siobhan Dowd. Copyright © 2009 by Siobhan Dowd. Excerpted by permission of David Fickling Books. All rights reserved. No part of this excerpt may be reproduced or reprinted without permission in writing from the publisher.

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