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Music on the bamboo radio

By: Booth, Martin

0140383662 / 9780140383669
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United Kingdom
18 cm 133p.
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Quiz No: 205168, Points 6.00, Book Level 5.90,
Upper Years - Key Stage 3 Learn More
Reprint. Originally published: London: Hamish Hamilton, 1997.
Shortlisted for the Writer's Guild Award.

Nicholas Highgate, separated from his parents during the Japanese invasion of Hong Kong, is smuggled to the mainland by his Chinese nurse and disguised as a Chinese boy.

As he grows to manhood he witnesses the atrocities and deprivations of the Japanese occupation and is himself drawn into the Communist resistance activities.

The book ends when the Japanese surrender and Nicholas is reunited with what remains of his family.


5AJ Interest age: from c 8 years, YFB General fiction (Children's / Teenage)

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