The Boy in the Field Summary
Margot Livesey

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The Boy in the Field Overview

Margot Livesey's novel The Boy in the Field is a third-person narrative tracing Matthew, Zoe, and Duncan Lang's shared and individual comings of age. After the three siblings discover a wounded boy in a field on their way home from school, their lives change. Suddenly each child is awakened to a world of possibilities beyond their insular family home. Matthew starts searching for the boy's assailant. Zoe looks for love. Duncan longs to reunite with his birth mother. Together and apart, the Lang children begin complex emotional and psychological explorations towards self-discovery. The novel explores themes of family, truth, and desire.

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