The Lantern Bearers, Paperback Book

The Lantern Bearers Paperback


Sent away from home for the first time, Neil Pritchard spends the long summer of 1962 with his Aunt Nessie in claustrophobic Auchendrennan on the Solway Firth.

Eager for a pastime, Neil sings for Euan Bone, a young Scottish composer whose star is rising fast.

Becoming Bone's muse, the afternoons spent at the composer's home turn into the blissful focus of his adolescent dreams.

Suddenly, however, Neil is expelled from his Eden - with devastating consequences for all...




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