Brother in the Land

Author: Robert Swindells
Reviewer's Age: Grade 7

Did you know that there have been about 14,500 main wars as far as we know? In those wars about 4 billion people were killed! My book was about what life would be like after a nuclear war. A war was like being lost. You don't know how to react or what to do. The main character only had his little brother and a girl he met named Kim. Think about all that responsibility. What would you do if you had no food and no parents to take care of you? The main character was named Danny, and was almost killed several times. Imagine someone lurking in the corner waiting to kill you. That's how it felt all the time. In fact, even though Danny took special care of his brother he still died. Would you survive in a world like this, and how? It's strange what a war can do; but what if you were alone?