Bog child

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DIGGING FOR PEAT in the mountain with his Uncle Tally, Fergus finds the body of a child, and it looks like she's been murdered. As Fergus tries to make sense of the mad world around him--his 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 what--a little voice comes to him in his dreams, and the mystery of the bog child unfurls. Bog Child is an astonishing novel exploring the sacrifices made in the name of peace, and the unflinching strength of the human spirit.
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display_description In 1981, the height of Ireland's "Troubles," eighteen-year-old Fergus is distracted from his upcoming A-level exams by his imprisoned brother's hunger strike, the stress of being a courier for Sinn Fein, and dreams of a murdered girl whose body he discovered in a bog.
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subject_facet Bog bodies. -- Fiction, Family life -- Ireland. -- Fiction, Ireland -- History -- 20th century, Ireland -- History. -- 20th century. -- Fiction, Political prisoners. -- Fiction, Political violence. -- Fiction, Terrorism. -- Fiction
title_display Bog child
title_full Bog Child, Bog child / Siobhan Dowd
title_short Bog child
topic_facet Bog bodies, Family life, Fantasy, History, Political prisoners, Political violence, Terrorism, Young Adult Fiction, Young Adult Literature