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Peace and Conflict #2019

Peace and Conflict The story of a young boy s adventures as he takes it upon himself to solve the mystery of an evil old neighbour in Geneva and a missing auntie in Zimbabwe Charming refreshingly funny and resonant t

  • Title: Peace and Conflict
  • Author: Irene Sabatini
  • ISBN: 9781472114167
  • Page: 236
  • Format: Paperback
  • Peace and Conflict By Irene Sabatini, The story of a young boy s adventures as he takes it upon himself to solve the mystery of an evil old neighbour in Geneva, and a missing auntie in Zimbabwe Charming, refreshingly funny and resonant, this is a surprisingly tender novel about how one boy comes to understand what conflict can do to a person, a family, a whole country and what it means to fight for peace.The story of a young boy s adventures as he takes it upon himself to solve the mystery of an evil old neighbour in Geneva, and a missing auntie in Zimbabwe Charming, refreshingly funny and resonant, this is a surprisingly tender novel about how one boy comes to understand what conflict can do to a person, a family, a whole country and what it means to fight for peace Questions, questions, questions.Ten year old Robert knows many things He knows all about his hometown, Geneva, with its statues and cannons and underground tunnels and the Longest Bench in the World He knows about the Red Cross and all the places his dad has been on his missions He knows that his mum is writing a book about vampires and how long his older brother spends practicing his swag poses in front of the mirror He knows all about animals, too, because his Auntie Delphia is a vet in Zimbabwe.But still he has questions Is his neighbour, Monsieur Renoir, really evil Why did he leave a Victoria Cross medal on Robert s doorstep And why has Auntie Delphia disappeared In the Peace and Conflict unit in school, Robert learned all about wars and heroes But as the lives of his friends, foes and family unfold, he discovers what it really means to be a hero .

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    1. Recommend Adults and older teens yearning for a taste of a Zimbabwean culture.The story of a young boy s adventures as he takes it upon himself to solve the mystery of an evil old neighbour in Geneva, and a missing auntie in Zimbabwe Charming, funny and resonant, this is a novel about how one boy comes to understand what conflict can do to a person, a family, a whole country and what it means to fight for peace.It s a fresh breath of Zimbabwean air, breathed through a ten year old boy growing up [...]

    2. Excellent read Beautifully written and an engaging story Ten year old Robert, an extremely imaginative child, learns many lessons during his search for the truth There are very funny moments, such as the scenes with his fourteen year old brother a soccer star at his high school and really swag And many poignant moments such as Robert s interactions with his old neighbor, his parents and relatives I especially loved Robert s character curious, intelligent, loving, and loyal The setting is Geneva, [...]

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