Burying the Typewriter

Carmen Bugan

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2013 Nominee

The Orwell Prize

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28 March 2013
9781447210849
272 pages
Synopsis

At 2 a.m. on 10 March 1983, Carmen Bugan’s father left the family home, alone. That afternoon, Carmen returned from school to find secret police in her living room. Her father’s protest against the regime had changed her life for ever. This is her story.

‘Startling warmth’ Telegraph

‘Touched with grace’ Independent

‘A modern classic’ Sunday Times