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You Will Be Safe Here (Paperback): Damian Barr

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Damian Barr

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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.


Imprint: Bloomsbury Publishing Plc
Country of origin: United Kingdom
Release date: March 2019
Authors: Damian Barr
Dimensions: 216 x 135 x 27mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 327
ISBN-13: 978-1-4088-8609-0
Categories: Books > Fiction > General & literary fiction > Modern fiction
Books > Fiction > Genre fiction > Historical fiction
Books > Local Author Showcase > Fiction - adults
LSN: 1-4088-8609-X
Barcode: 9781408886090

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