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Unfeeling by Ian Holding
  

Unfeeling

Debuts of the Month   Family Drama   Books for the Boys   Literary Fiction   

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The events in this novel are based on what happened to a pupil of the author and knowing that makes it even more frightening than if it were imagined. It is the tale of a 16-year old white boy in Zimbabwe revenging the horrific slaughter of his parents. Harrowing, powerful and unforgettable.

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Synopsis

Unfeeling by Ian Holding

Davey is in the attic when the gang comes. At sixteen, he's almost the man his father wants him to be, and almost the child he was. But something from beyond the ages keeps him above, locked in shock, as beneath him his parents are murdered and his family's farm is 'reclaimed'.

The neighbouring farmers - his parents' closest friends - take him in and try to care for him, try to bring him back into their community of normality - the club, the church, after a few weeks, his boarding school. They look to cope, like their people have always done.

But Davey is on a different path. One night he escapes from his school and embarks on a harrowing, terrifying journey across Africa, coming home to Edenfields, looking for redemption.

About the Author

Ian Holding is a white 26-year-old schoolteacher in Harare, where he continues to live, work and write. The events in this novel are based on what happened to a pupil in his school.

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Book Info

Publication date

2nd May 2006

Author

Ian Holding

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Publisher

Simon & Schuster Ltd

Format

Paperback

Categories

Debuts of the Month
Family Drama
Books for the Boys
Literary Fiction


ISBN

9781416522485

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