The Kingdom by the Sea

The Kingdom by the Sea

Robert Westall


Harry's kin are working to the shield while the bomb hits. because the rescue group pull him by myself out of the rubble, Harry realises he will be despatched off to dwell with moping, fussy Cousin Elsie - the very last thing he wishes on best of the surprise of wasting his family members. He runs away, assembly Don, a puppy who is additionally misplaced his domestic, at the seashore. In wartime each step is stuffed with possibility. Getting a meal, drowsing in a haystack - in every single place Harry is going he reveals humans jam-packed with suspicion, able to flip in a boy on his personal. yet Harry encounters unexpected kindnesses too. A kin have left a caravan open, packed with tinned foodstuff for somebody who wishes protect. all of them died while a bomb hit their domestic, yet they assist Harry whilst he wishes it such a lot. becoming a member of eccentric Joseph Keilty by way of the ocean, Harry learns to scavenge alongside the seashore and makes buddies with a few close by squaddies, until eventually once again he's pushed on by myself.

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