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Out of the Blackout
Out of the Blackout
Author: Robert Barnard
With the Nazis bombing London on a nightly basis, many working-class families sent their children to the comparative safety of the countryside. When the Blitz ended, the families came for their kids...but no one ever came for Simon Thorn. His name appears on no list of the evacuated children. And none of his meager belongings offer any clues to ...  more »
ISBN-13: 9780440167617
ISBN-10: 0440167612
Publication Date: 8/1/1986
  • Currently 3.3/5 Stars.

3.3 stars, based on 9 ratings
Publisher: Dell
Book Type: Paperback
Other Versions: Hardcover, Audio Cassette
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This is a well-told story about an orphan in England during WW II. It's got lots of turns and the characters are very well developed. It's a page-turner (I read it in a few sittings). If you like character interaction and a bit of intrigue, this one's for you.
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Excellent mystery! Loved the premise of a young boy being sent away as an evacuee during WWII under a made up name and the quirky way he discovered the truth about his past.
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A superb mystery!