In 1897 Samuel and James Brodie are left at the Stoke Orphanage, while their father seeks work on the west coast of New Zealand. At the orphanage abuse and privation are rites of passage. Finding friendships there, they manage to survive hunger and illness until fate divides them. Years later, during the turmoil and chaos of New Zealand’s Great Strike of 1913 they rediscover each other and the love the once shared is put to its greatest test. An insight into New Zealand history.
Number of Pages: 385