When David's mother is killed in the Blitz he moves to a new life in Lancashire with his young aunt Jean. As he watches the adult world around him, a fighter pilot wakes to discover his brutal disfigurement in a world he neither recognises nor remembers. The fragile link between the man and the boy as each experiences his own painful rite of passage is movely described in this powerful and evocative novel.
Used availability for John Fuller's The Burning Boys
June 1989 : UK Hardback
January 1991 : UK Paperback
May 2015 : USA, Canada, UK Kindle edition