Brother in the Land

Robert E Swindells

No. of pages 160

Great for age 12+
An 'After-the-Bomb' story told by teenage Danny, one of the survivors - one of the unlucky ones. Set in Shipley, an ordinary town in the north of England, this is a powerful portrayal of a world that has broken down. Danny not only has to cope in a world of lawlessness and gang warfare, but he has to protect and look after his little brother, Ben, and a girl called Kim. Is there any hope left for a new world?


Brother in the Land by Robert Swindells won the Red House Award in 1985. It currently has an age rating of 12+ years and a 5 star rating on TheBookSeekers. There are currently no reviews for this book on this site. Click on the + buttons to include your own ratings!

Brother in the Land is categorised as fiction. It was created especially for YA readers.

Tags: Nuclear, Nuclear warfare and Warfare