The Final Journey
Alice is eleven years old, and it is wartime. She is on a train with no seats, no lights, no sanitary facilities. Her parents and her grandmother are missing, and Alice doesn't know where she is going. Maybe she will get to play outside again, maybe she will see her parents. But as the train rolls on, Alice begins to realize that just when you think things can't possibly get any worse, they do.
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Everyone was crowding towards the gratings to peer out, and one of them was
just beside Grandfather. The young man with the brown, curly hair was standing
there, the one who had been so angry when the trench-coat people did not want
Alice heard his weak voice calling, 'Where is the guard? I must talk to the guard.
It's urgent.' 'What the devil,' somebody roared, 'what the devil is this gnome doing
out here?' 'But my -' Mr Wormser began, then those who were standing near the ...
The buckets had to be left at this station - they were already standing out on the
platform in irregular rows, the full length of the train. The only gap was in front of
their truck. The uniformed man stole a glance to either side. Then he growled, '
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - Sullywriter - LibraryThing
Extraordinary and brilliantly written. Read full review
Review: The Final JourneyUser Review - ♫ נєηη - ѕσυℓ σƒ ѕσυη∂ ♫ - Goodreads
It was really sad and disturbing. It shows the horrors of life that Alice was kept away from, and many other things. It was pretty good. Not bad... Read full review