Nicholas Highgate, separated from his parents during the Japanese invasion of Hong Kong, is smuggled to the mainland by his Chinese nurse and disguised as a Chinese boy. As he grows to manhood he witnesses the atrocities and deprivations of the Japanese occupation and is himself drawn into the Communist resistance activities. The book ends when the Japanese surrender and Nicholas is reunited with what remains of his family.
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Martin Booth was born in Lancashire but brought up in Hong Kong and Kenya. He describes himself as an inveterate traveller, writing on travel and conservation topics for several newspapers and magazines. His other writing interests include poetry, literary criticism and film and TV writing. Martin lives in Somerset.
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Book Description Puffin, 1998. Paperback. Book Condition: Brand New. 144 pages. In Stock. Bookseller Inventory # zk0140383662
Book Description Puffin Books, 1998. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX0140383662
Book Description Puffin, 1998. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Never used!. Bookseller Inventory # P110140383662