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The School From Hell by Larry Higdon


The School From Hell by Larry Higdon is a contemporary novel that follows on from The Storms Of Deliverance. It is another powerful read told in the first person from the point of view of Katy (who is Johnson’s ex wife from the previous book). The style is engaging as I really felt I was ‘experiencing’ life as Katy.

The novel is difficult to read at times due to the topics covered. Set in a poor school in a deprived area with small children who have tough lives, the reader really feels the desperation. It is in this desperation that bonds are formed. “Who knew what a difference you made in the life of another person?” Small children will grab kindness where they can.

There are uncomfortable subjects of child abuse, neglect and drug taking. It is in this atmosphere that some children live. Their lives are heart breaking.

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The Storms Of Deliverance by Larry Higdon

Powerful, Emotional And Touching

The Storms Of Deliverance by Larry Higdon is a compulsive, contemporary read that drew me in from the opening. I spent the novel asking questions and in a heightened state as I waited for answers.

The Storms Of Deliverance is a powerful novel and one that messed with my mind. Even when I put the book down, it was impossible to stop the story running through my head. How would I feel if I went to sleep in 1981 and woke up in 2008? What would I see that was different? How would I deal with it?

The novel is about an awakening and a new start. How would I feel if I could start again? What would I do differently?

Life is a battle between good and evil. We always have the choice to do the right thing. Which voice are we listening to?

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