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Robert Swindells

In this novel between fundamentalism and family, between loyalty and disobedience, 12-year-old Martha is brought up by strictly religious parents, their rules shaping Martha’s life: no TV and no pop music among other things. Most importanty though, Martha must not invite somebody else home. Too big is her parents’ fear that Abomination, their shameful secret, becomes public…

· · 1998

Critical edition

Swindells, Robert. Abominaiton. Penguin, 2017. 176 pp., ISBN 9780141379234

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  • Award-winning
  • Democratic and political education
  • Silenced voices
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