"They stab me. They stab me in the heart." Connie, from Oxford, enjoys a pleasant, middle-class childhood and fulfilling university experience. Her life is thrown into crisis after a harrowing incident while travelling in south-east Asia. On returning to Britain, she slides into mental and physical ill-health. Moses, from central Africa, flees to Britain to save his life after persecution due to his sexual orientation. His search for a new start is threatened by homelessness and criminal exploitation. The two young adults are drawn together on the streets of Oxford and a friendship blossoms that offers a promise of salvation for both. Then a moment of violence threatens to destroy their hopes. A powerful tale of love and friendship set in contemporary multi-cultural Britain, Pigeons is Martin Pevsner's eleventh novel
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|Size: ||512 KB|
|Date published: || 2016|
|ISBN: ||9781326794828 (DRM-EPUB)|
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