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Jesse has sworn to protect his sister, Rachel, no matter what. It's a promise that cannot be broken. A promise made in blood. But, when it comes down to life or death, how can he find the courage to keep it?

Jesse has sworn to protect his sister, Rachel, no matter what. It's a promise that cannot be broken. A promise made in blood. But, when it comes down to life or death, how can he find the courage to keep it?

Set on the back roads of Australia, Blood is a boy's odyssey through a broken-down adult world.

Reviews

A humanist masterpiece

Australian Book Review

Irresistibly compelling

Sydney Morning Herald

Impressive stuff

Weekend Australian

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Formats & editions

  • Paperback

    9780702249549

    August 22, 2012

    U.Q.P.

    264 pages

    RRP $22.95

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