By Siobhan Dowd
David Fickling Books, Paperback, 9780375841354, 321pp.
Publication Date: June 8, 2010
Bog Child is an astonishing novel exploring the sacrifices made in the name of peace, and the unflinching strength of the human spirit.
From the Hardcover edition.
Starred Review, Kirkus Reviews, July 15, 2008:
"[A] painful and moving read."
Starred Review, School Library Journal, August 2008:
"This compelling read is lyrically written and contains authentic dialogue and challenging and involving moral issues."
Starred Review, Booklist, August 1, 2008:
"A strong story that is rich in language, setting, and theme."
Starred Review, Publishers Weekly, July 28, 2008:
“Dowd raises questions about moral choices within a compelling plot that is full of surprises.”