The Fire-Eaters

The Fire-Eaters

David Almond

Bobby Burns understands he's a fortunate lad. turning out to be up in sleepy Keely Bay, Bobby is uncovered to all demeanour of wondrous issues: stars reflecting off the icy sea, a pal which could heal injured fawns together with her desires, a guy who can consume hearth. yet darkness appears to be like coming near near Bobby's existence from both sides. Bobby's new university is a chilly, merciless position. His father is struggling with a mysterious disorder that threatens to rip his family members aside. And the us and USSR are trying out nuclear missiles and creeping nearer and in the direction of a world-engulfing war.

Together along with his wonder-working buddy, Ailsa Spink, and the fire-eating illusionist McNulty, Bobby will discover ways to think in miracles that might keep the folks and position he loves.

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