Heroes

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Heroes is a story about the return home of teenage war hero and war victim Francis Joseph Cassavant to confront his past, the youth leader he idolised and who betrayed him, and the girl he still loves.

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‘What if I told him I am not the hero he thinks I am . . .?’

Maimed and disfigured whilst fighting in the World War Two, young Francis Cassavant is returning to his hometown as a hero. But one who must hide both his face and his identity.

For his past holds a bitter secret, one which he has vowed to revenge and which he can resolve only through his final, desperate plan: to destroy the man who betrayed him as a boy.

Left without a face or a future, but sustained by his deep sense of shame, Francis watches. He thinks of the gun in his duffel bag and waits, alone, for the return of another supposed hero.

Praise for Robert Cormier:

The Chocolate War
‘This is a tour de force and tour de force of realism’ – Times

The Bumblebee Flies Away
‘A novel you are unlikely to forget’ – Times

Additional information

Weight 104 g
Dimensions 19.8 × 12.9 × 0.8 cm
Author

Publisher

Imprint

Cover

Paperback

Pages

96

Language

English

Edition
Dewey

813.54 (edition:21)

Readership

Children – juvenile / Code: J

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