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The boy on platform one

Victor Canning

The boy on platform one

by Victor Canning

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Published by Heinemann in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementVictor Canning.
The Physical Object
Pagination177p. ;
Number of Pages177
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22238826M
ISBN 100434107964
OCLC/WorldCa8359018

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You do have to keep reminding yourself that this story about the Kindertransport is still a fiction book/5().

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Delicately but fearlessly exploring personal sacrifice through two mothers' interwoven stories, The Child on Platform One is a taut, tender novel of emotional richness that grips while you're reading it and stays with you long s:   The Child on Platform One is by Gail Thompson.

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Seller Rating: % positive. The Kindertransport is one such event which is underrepresented in terms of historical fiction novels. I read a lot of historical fiction, and The Child on Platform One is the first book I’ve read that extensively focused on this area of history.

I was riveted, and plan to do some independent research on this area in the near future. I gained. Gill Thompson wove these themes masterfully in The Child on Platform One. But there are other themes of survival and love that give hope for mankind.

For those who hate and torture, there are also those who love and give aid. This book has them all. A boy. No friends. Disturbing family conditions. The mainstation of the big town nearby becomes his place of longing for his daily getaways. Lost and comforted by his fantasies he spends most of his spare time watching trains.

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