Children of the Sky-9781781329177

Children of the Sky

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Author: Holland, Fiona

Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945)

Published on 28 October 2019 by SilverWood Books Ltd in the United Kingdom.

Paperback | 222 pages, 3 black and white images
198 x 129 | 224g

Families make the best hiding places.

Untold secrets and a story that spans the globe and a century, 'Children of the Sky' is an intimate and compelling look at four generations struggling towards the hard-won prizes of war - hope, freedom, love and peace.

In 1950s Rhodesia, an airman falls from the sky. Patrick's death touches the lives of three women - Grace, married to the brutish Guy; Sorcha, their nineteen-year-old daughter; and Olivia, who still pays the price of a tragedy long-forgotten.

How do you observe the rituals of grief when the only option is to Keep Calm and Carry On?What is Remembrance when so much is forgotten?In the present day, Zac's life is one of adventure and discovery. His young life embodies the spirit for which so many gallantly laid down theirs. He steps free of Patrick's long shadow. Finally.