The Firing

Richard MacSween

No. of pages 176

Great for age

Anna has just moved from the bright lights of Manchester to live with her mother and new step-father in a small village. It seems that there is nothing to do there, and the neighbours all complain about the pink Chevrolet up on bricks outside the house. But there is a new family at Sneck Cottage - and the boy, Wolf, is a mystery as he is so rarely sighted. Anna is intrigued, and ready to be friends, however illicitly, but her acquaintances in the village respond in a much more reactionary fashion, and his fate is sealed when they discover that he was accused of rape in his last home. Should he stay and face down his accusers? Should Anna really be making friends with him? How can Wolf rejoin society that is rejecting him so utterly?


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