Warlight/ Michale Ondaatje

It is 1945, and London is still reeling from the Blitz and years of war. Fourteen-year-old Nathaniel and his sister, Rachel, are apparently abandoned by their parents, left in the care of an enigmatic figure named The Moth. They suspect he might be a criminal and grow both more convinced and less concerned as they get to know his eccentric crew of friends: men and women with a shared history, all of whom seem determined now to protect and educate (in rather unusual ways) Rachel and Nathaniel. But are they really what and who they claim to be?   c. 2018

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