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Pippa, Chobham Academy Book Group

The Bone Sparrow

Many might look at this book and think this sounds like a sad, maybe even boring old novel... but it's really very good; heart-breaking, humorous, exciting and a few joyous moments as well.

It's set in a detention centre,from the perspective of a miserable young boy, Subhi. Kept from going insane by his magical night sea, Subhi longs for a future... And then there's comical,young Jimmie(who lives a broken life on the hill) still haunted by her mother and the tales of the bone sparrow.

However, Subhi's life is changed forever when he meets Jimmie...

Posted on: 3rd April 2017 at 06:50 pm

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