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Review: A Long Way Gone: Memoirs of a Boy Soldier

Editorial Review - Bookreporter.com - Barbara Bamberger Scott

You might not be able to read this book if you didn't know it had a hopeful ending. The violence is unstaged, described in a matteroffact way that gives it a haunting quality; wounds bleed, women scream, babies are burned in their cribs, grown men are shot after being tortured. And it is violence perpetrated in many cases by boys, young teenagers who in their own culture are usually not considered ... Read full review


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