The Mau Mau - the name of a secret society that once struck terror into the hearts of British settlers in Kenya.
An episode in history that ended in a State of Emergency, with violent and brutal acts dividing a nation.
This is an intensely personal and vivid story of two boys: one black, one white.
Once they were friends even though their circumstances are very different.
But in a country riven by fear and prejudice, even the best of friends can betray one another . . .Internationally acclaimed and award-winning author Beverley Naidoo explores new territory in this beautifully realized and moving story set in Britain's colonial past.
- Format: Paperback
- Pages: 208 pages, None
- Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd
- Publication Date: 05/07/2007
- Category: General
- ISBN: 9780141321240