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Wrong Child

Wrong Child
When twenty-one of its twenty-two children die in an accident, an entire community turns on the sole survivor: the 'wrong child'. A must-read for fans of THE BAD SEED by William March, WE NEED TO TALK ABOUT KEVIN and WE HAVE ALWAYS LIVED IN THE CASTLE by Shirley Jackson.
Our Price: €14.95
Retail Price€15.84
ISBN/EAN9781409171812
Stock: -6
Publisher: Orion Publishing Co
Pub. Date: October 31 2017
Author: GORNELL, BARRY
Format: Trade PB
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What if your child committed the ultimate crime?****************When a rural village school building collapses, only one child survives: Dog Evans.To his own mother and father, Dog becomes a daily reminder of their survivor's guilt. To the other parents he is a hated and feared emblem of their unbearable loss.Now, seven years after the tragedy, Dog's parents have abandoned him. And with no one to protect him, the broken community's desire for justice soon becomes unstoppable...Uncompromising and powerful, THE WRONG CHILD is a heartbreaking - but ultimately hopeful - portrayal of loss and grief in an unimaginable situation. A must-read for fans of THE BAD SEED by William March, WE NEED TO TALK ABOUT KEVIN and WE HAVE ALWAYS LIVED IN THE CASTLE by Shirley Jackson.****************Praise for THE WRONG CHILD and Barry Gornell:'Genuinely gripping' - THE HERALD'Original and beautiful' - HELEN FITZGERALD, author of Viral, Dead Lovely and The Cry'Astonishing' - PSYCHOLOGIES'[An] uncompromising story of grief, anger, abandonment and decay' - SCOTS MAGAZINE'So visceral it seeps into your pores' - DAILY RECORD'Stunning. Macabre, unsettling and beautifully poetic' - BRIAN CONAGHAN, Costa Award winning author of THE BOMBS THAT BROUGHT US TOGETHER
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