In Darkness

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Bloomsbury Publishing Plc, 2012 - Gangs - 340 pages
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In the aftermath of the Haitian earthquake, fifteen-year-old Shorty, a poor gang member from the slums of Site Soleil, is trapped in the rubble of a ruined hospital, and as he grows weaker he has visions and memories of his life of violence, his lost twin sister, and of Toussaint L'Ouverture, who liberated Haiti from French rule in the 1804.

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Powerful, gripping, haunting, and quite remarkable. This is a novel that has to be revisited multiple times to fully appreciate its richness and complexity. Read full review

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Nick Lake is the Editorial Director for fiction for HarperCollins Children's Books and is the author of

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