Song of an Innocent Bystander
Nine-year-old Freda trapped in a restaurant with a fanatic and his gun. Survivor.
No parents to protect her, two men dead. Ten years later.
Live by the rules: keep yourself small, don't let them ask you questions. A dead man's words...
'Are you living a good life, Freda?'The answer lies in hunting down the ghosts of the past. Gripping and moving, The Song of an Innocent Bystander is a novel you won't easily forget.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - dalzan - LibraryThing
Freda is trapped in a siege for 36 hours when she is 9 years old. Gradually she starts to identify with the gunman and enjoys holding his gun. The siege ends when Freda encourages the gunman to kill ... Read full review
THE SONG OF AN INNOCENT BYSTANDERUser Review - Jane Doe - Kirkus
A searing account of violence with heartbreaking long-term effects. Ten years ago, Freda survived a siege in a family restaurant; she and 12 others were taken hostage by a lone gunman. Unlike another ... Read full review