The Go-Away Bird, Paperback



A powerful, heart-wrenching story of friendship and love 'This is a story about me, Clementine, and my friends: a panther called Levi, a pelican called Lola and a turtle called Jimmy.

It is about dragons and goblins, my Daddy the King, my Mummy the Queen and Prince Pio my brother.

At least that is the way I tell it sometimes when thoughts of the blood, the machetes, the swamp and the fear of Uncle Leonard become too hard to describe.

But that was all before I met Ashley, wonderful Ashley.

Not that he would ever call himself wonderful in a million years.

When he tells you his story you will see what I mean...' Ashley Bolt - A middle-aged, loner for whom teaching singing is the only escape from his London life.

In an attempt to forget a violent past he turns to self-harming but this provides little comfort.

Clementine Habimana - A Rwandan child refugee who witnesses the 1994 genocide at first-hand and lives to tell her story.

Delivered into the hands of an abusive uncle in the UK, Clementine remains undeterred in her hope for a brighter future.

When their two worlds collide, nothing is ever the same again...




Free delivery within the UK
Standard Delivery
Within the UK

Also by Warren FitzGerald


Available for
immediate download