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The Belvedere Field Anthony Nobbs

The Belvedere Field

Anthony Nobbs

Published January 19th 2012
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Kindle Edition
242 pages
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It seemed like a simple enough way to spend a summer - in the few weeks between school and university, David decides to spend his time fruit picking in the Norfolk countryside. But then he meets nine-year-old Abi and his life is changed forever.MoreIt seemed like a simple enough way to spend a summer - in the few weeks between school and university, David decides to spend his time fruit picking in the Norfolk countryside. But then he meets nine-year-old Abi and his life is changed forever. Davids innocence meets Abis precociously adult viewpoint and the two develop a strong, but sometimes shocking bond as he helps her negotiate the horrors of her childhood.Set against a disturbing background of secrecy and child abuse, the heart-warming relationship between David and Abi is tested by rumour, threats and violence that reaches through the decades.Can their love survive the challenges that lie in their way?Or will their unconventional connection be severed by the actions of others and the demands of society?