- Also check our best rated Biography reviews
Broken Boy,the Hardcover – 2 Jun 2005
Customers who viewed this item also viewed
What other items do customers buy after viewing this item?
Enter your mobile number or email address below and we'll send you a link to download the free Kindle App. Then you can start reading Kindle books on your smartphone, tablet, or computer - no Kindle device required.
To get the free app, enter your mobile phone number.
'Cockburns account is both sad and entertaining, and altogether evocative of a vanished Ireland' -- Jeremy Lewis, Sunday Times
'Patrick Cockburn has pulled off something remarkable.' -- The Observer
'This is a gentle, uncomplaining story written with affection and insight' -- Maeve Binchy, Mail on Sunday
'an often perceptive, constantly genre defying gem' -- Tom Adair, Scotland on Sunday
'charming, interesting and moving by turn' -- Anthony Daniels, Sunday Telegraph
'he pace is always expert and what at first glance might seem a grim memoir is never less than entertaining' -- Irish Review of Books
'replete with historical interest, boasts rich family portraits and exudes considerable charm' -- Michael Arditti, Daily Mail
This is a gentle, uncomplaining story written with affection and insight. -- Maeve Binchy in The Mail on Sunday, 14 August 2005
This memoir, like his journalism from the Middle East and elsewhere, is that of an unbroken man. -- Cal McCrystal in The Independent on Sunday, 14 August 2005
A memoir about the last great polio epidemic, by an author who was one of its victims. --This text refers to the Paperback edition.See all Product description
Top customer reviews
There was a problem filtering reviews right now. Please try again later.
I was also conscious of the author's bravery. He dealt with polio very well. He also tangentially mentioned his journalistic work in Baghdad which I also thought was very brave.
Finally he can't drive (which I can't either).
Would you like to see more reviews about this item?