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An Observer, Guardian, Financial Times, Sunday Times South Africa, Irish Times, Irish Independent, Big Issue and Strong Words Pick of the Year An Irish Times and The Times Summer Reading Pick Shortlisted for the Saltire Society Fiction Book of the Year Award Shortlisted for the London Magazine Debut Fiction Prize 2020 Longlisted for HWA Debut Crown 2020 ‘Beautifully written and emotionally devastating’ Daily Mail A beautiful and heart-breaking story set in South Africa where two mothers - a century apart - must fight for their sons, unaware their fates are inextricably ... Read more Orange Free State, 1901. At the height of the Boer War, Sarah van der Watt and her six-year-old son Fred can only watch as the British burn their farm. The polite invaders cart them off to Bloemfontein Concentration Camp promising you will be safe here. Johannesburg, 2010. Sixteen-year-old Willem is an outsider who just wants to be left alone with his Harry Potter books and Britney, his beloved pug. Worried he’s turning out soft, his Ma and her new boyfriend send him to New Dawn Safari Camp, where they ‘make men out of boys.’ Guaranteed. The red earth of the veldt keeps countless secrets whether beaten by the blistering sun or stretching out beneath starlit stillness. But no secret can stay buried forever. Show Less

Product Details

Publisher
Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2020
Condition
New
Number of Pages
352
Place of Publication
London, United Kingdom
ISBN
9781408886052
SKU
9781408886052
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About Damian Barr
Damian Barr is an award-winning writer and columnist. Maggie & Me, his memoir about coming of age and coming out in Thatcher's Britain, was a BBC Radio 4 Book of the Week and Sunday Times Memoir of the Year, and won the Paddy Power Political Books 'Satire' Award and Stonewall Writer of the Year Award. Damian writes columns for the ... Read more

Reviews for You Will Be Safe Here
Powerful
MAGGIE O'FARRELL An exceptional book
SUNDAY TIMES SOUTH AFRICA
Remarkable
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Beautiful
MAX PORTER Stunning
JOHN BOYNE Barr has achieved something remarkable – a powerfully moving tale that weaves dazzlingly
ALEX PRESTON
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Eye-opening
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An incredible novel
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