The Devil's Highway

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(6.83 hours)
Product Number: OB7319
Released: Jan 25, 2018
Business Term: OBOU Purchase
ISBN: #9780008243784
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Three journeys. Three thousand years. One destination. The Devil's Highway is a thrilling, epic and timely tale of love, loss, fanaticism, heroism and sacrifice. 'Brilliant . a powerful meditation on the damages - and the good - we have wrought, and will wreak, on the living world' Robert Macfarlane, Book of the Year His fingers fastened about Her stone. He brought it to the light and held it to his nose. There was lightning locked inside. He rolled the stone in his palm to give it the heat of his body. She had come to him, catching his eye where she lay among dull flints. She alone among the stones had spoken. An ancient British boy, discovering a terrorist plot, must choose between his brother and his tribe. In the twenty-first century, two men - one damaged by war, another by divorce - clash over their differing claims on the land, and a young girl is caught between them. In the distant future, a gang of feral children struggles to reach safety in a burning world. A Roman road, an Iron Age hill fort, a hand-carved flint, and a cycle of violence that must be broken. As gripping as it is dazzling, The Devil's Highway is a bold and intimate novel that spans centuries and challenges our dearest assumptions about what it means to be civilised.

Author(s): Gregory Norminton
Genre: Literature
Imprint: Fourth Estate
Original Publish Date: Jan 25, 2018

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Author(s): Gregory Norminton
Genre: Literature
Product Number WEB221620
Released: Jan 25, 2018
Business Term: OBOU 26 Circs
Publisher: Fourth Estate
ISBN: #9780008243777

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