The World Beneath by Janice Warman

The World Beneath by Janice Warman

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One boy's struggle for freedom during South Africa's anti-apartheid movement.

Paperback: 176 pages
Age 12+
Size: 20 x 13cm


1970s South Africa. Eleven-year-old Joshua lives with his mother, who works as a maid for the Malherbes in a white middle-class area in Cape Town. We see this enclosed world through Joshua's eyes as we share his longing for his family and his past life in the rural Ciskei. When a boy enters the garden one night, Joshua offers him refuge. The stranger turns out to be a freedom fighter on the run. As riots sweep the country Joshua becomes more and more aware of the political situation around him and is determined to help bring about change for himself, his family and ultimately his country.

Paperback: 176 pages
Age 12+
Publisher: Walker Books Ltd (2 Oct 2014)
Language: English
ISBN: 9781406337167
Size: 20 x 13cm
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ISBN 9781406337167
Supplier Walker Books
Values and causes Educational

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