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Shrapnel

Author: Robert E Swindells
Publisher: London : Corgi, 2009.
Edition/Format:   Book : Fiction : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Gordon tracks down his older brother, Raymond, who is missing after World War II begins and, although his brother claims he is acting as a secret agent for the government, Gordon is unsure what to believe.
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Genre/Form: Adventure stories
Children's stories
Fiction
Material Type: Fiction, Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Robert E Swindells
ISBN: 9780552559300 055255930X
OCLC Number: 258083684
Description: 216 p. : ill. ; 20 cm.
Responsibility: Robert Swindells.

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It's the height of World War Two. Britain is being ravaged by bombs and most young men are off fighting. Gordon wishes he was too. Gordon's dad didn't serve in World War One, and now his older  Read more...

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"Masterfully, Swindells combines considerable psychological depth with a page-turning plot, delivered in manageable bites" Daily Telegraph 20090314 "A short but highly accomplished piece of writing Read more...

 
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