Wednesday, August 10, 2011
The Godless Boys
By: Naomi Wood
Genre: Religious Fiction. Coming of Age
Location: Naomi Wood
If you were forced to live with faith- or without, which would you choose?
England 1986. The church controls the country and the Secular Movement has been banished to "The Island". On The Island- religion is banned. A gang of boys patrols the community, searching for signs of faith and punishing any believers.
Then an English girl arrives- wanting to find her mother- long since vanished.
Then comes the love bit... a boy on The Island falls in love with her- but another wants revenge. Violence erupts...
This book is about faith, power, love, revenge. It is violent and yet it is tender.