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The Bones of Barry Knight

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ABOUT
THE BOOK

A child with a love of wizards and an ageing rock star share their fate with a disparate collection of visitors when their paths collide in a remote refugee camp. Years later they find a way to tell their stories. A tale of grief and resilience against the odds, The Bones of Barry Knight asks how we can better care for one another one a global scale.

 

 

ABOUT
THE AUTHOR Emma
Musty

Emma Musty is an editor and writer with Are You Syrious?, a daily news digest about the refugee situation in Europe and a long term member of Khora Community Centre which works with marginalised groups in Athens. She is also a freelance consultant for Refugee Rights Europe.

Emma Musty is an editor and writer with Are You Syrious?, a daily news digest about the refugee situation in Europe and a long term member of Khora Community Centre which works with marginalised groups in Athens. She is also a freelance consultant for Refugee Rights Europe.

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NOMINATING LIBRARY COMMENTS

The Bones of Barry Knight is a contemporary novel focusing on a refugee camp in an unnamed country. It is very moving as it depicts the impact of war on everyday people. It is raw and unflinching, but also full of poignant beauty. – Redbridge Library London, UK

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

Date published
17/03/2022
Country
United Kingdom
Original Language
English
Author

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