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The Defender By Alan Gibbons

The Defender by Alan Gibbons

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Summary

Real-life thriller. 14-year-old Ian Moore walks a tightrope of fear as two strangers reveal the shocking truth about his father.

The Defender Summary

The Defender by Alan Gibbons

Guns, violence, mob rule or defending the cause? We all have choices. Or do we? Who would choose blood, sacrifice and exile? At the height of the Troubles in Northern Ireland Ian's dad did. He thought he was fighting for a cause, for his people. But the price was too high - after the murder of his sister's husband and his own wife's death, he's paying for trying to get out. Somewhere along the line the cause got blurred by organised crime and revenge, and all it's left is a bitter taste. He's still a target, still a victim. Now he faces a lifetime of running with nowhere to go and constantly putting at risk the son he loves.

This page turner tackles a controversial topic head-on and makes powerful and memorable reading.

The Defender Reviews

Gibbons knows how to grip a reader. His works are challenging with stomach-churning reality. * Birmingham Post *
A thriller you can't put down from a master storyteller * Bolton Evening News *
His thrillers are guaranteed to keep the reader flipping the pages, but also to make them tackle subjects they may initially have shied away from * The Guardian *

About Alan Gibbons

Alan Gibbons is a full-time writer and a visiting speaker and lecturer at schools, colleges and literary events nationwide, including the major book festivals: Edinburgh, Northern Children's Book Festival, Swansea, Cheltenham, Sheffield and Salford. Alan is a key supporter of a high-profile, nationwide campaign to champion libraries and librarianship and to reevaluate government commitment to educational spending. He lives in Liverpool with his wife and four children. Alan is an honorary CILIP member.

Visit Alan's website at www.alangibbons.com, read his blog at alangibbons.net, follow him on Twitter @mygibbo, Facebook www.facebook.com/alan.gibbons.35 and Flickr www.flickr.com/people/[email protected]

Additional information

GOR003491103
9781842550984
1842550985
The Defender by Alan Gibbons
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Hachette Children's Group
2004-06-03
192
N/A
Book picture is for illustrative purposes only, actual binding, cover or edition may vary.
This is a used book - there is no escaping the fact it has been read by someone else and it will show signs of wear and previous use. Overall we expect it to be in very good condition, but if you are not entirely satisfied please get in touch with us

Customer Reviews - The Defender