About this book
This story about friendship and betrayal is set in Kenya during the Mau Mau uprising, and is by the award-winning author of "The Other Side Of Truth". Ages: 11+. 'Naidoo breaks the rules, producing books for young people which recognize that they want to know about the real world.' "Guardian"
The Mau Mau - name of a secret society that once struck terror into the hearts of British settlers in Kenya. An episode in history that ended in a State of Emergency, with violent and brutal acts dividing a nation. This book tells the story of how in a country riven by fear and prejudice, even best of friends can betray one another.