Cane Warriors

Alex Wheatle

£10.99

An important powerful novel about hope, freedom and brotherhood

Hardback

Children's Books > Young Adult

ISBN: 9781783449873

Published October 2020

192 pages

Description

A deeply compelling story of courage, brotherhood and hope, Cane Warriors follows the true-life slave rebellion known as Tacky’s War in 18th century Jamaica through the eyes of one boy.

Moa is fourteen. The only life he has ever known is working on the Frontier sugar cane plantation for endless hot days, fearing the vicious whips of the overseers. Then one night he learns of an uprising, led by the charismatic Tacky. Moa is to be a cane warrior, and fight for the freedom of all the enslaved people in the nearby plantations. But before they can escape, Moa and his friend Keverton must face their first great task: to kill their overseer, Misser Donaldson. Time is ticking, and the day of the uprising approaches…

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Additional information

Weight 1 kg
Dimensions 25 × 17 × 8 cm