Children of Darkness and Light - Nicholas MosleySecker & Warburg, 1996, Hardback in Dust Wrapper.
Condition: Near Fine - in Near Fine DJ. Slight shelf wear at edges of DJ.
Reports are reaching London that a group of children in Cumbria have seen a vision of the Virgin Mary. Harry, a controversial journalist is sent to investigate. He finds complexities multiplying into a range of possibilities and most bafflingly, Harry's visit seems to have been expected.The search for understanding draws him back first to London, to his wife and his own child; and then to an assignment in the shambles of Bosnia. Here, among an entire people acting out a self-destructive catastrophe, he again follows the trail of a story in to the hills. This is a similar story - of a group of children who, for the sake of survival, have banded together against the murderous lunacy of adults. These are children bred in darkness, children who might shed some light, children who might teach their elders the trick of change…