Warlight by Michael Ondaatje
In London in 1945, 14-year-old Nathaniel and his older sister Rachel are left by their parents in the care of a strange man they call The Moth. After months of silence, their mother returns without their father and without any explanation of her absence. A dozen years later, Nathaniel begins to uncover all he did not understand about that period. Ondaatje's lyrical meditation on wartime and memory was longlisted for the 2018 Booker Prize.
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