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The God of All Small Boys

The God of All Small Boys

Author(s): Joseph Lamb

Location(s): Dundee/St Andrews

Genre(s): Children

Era(s): 1917, WW1

James is sent away to live with his mill-town relatives in this nostalgic, coming-of-age novel set against the backdrop of Dundee during WW1. Some summers were made for growing up…Dundee, 1917. When his father goes to fight in the war, 11-year-old James is sent to live with his mill-town relatives and his cousin, Billy. At first, James feels lost and alone: his cousin hates him, the school bully is after him, and he is worried about his father’s safety.Gradually, he finds a new world of friendship, freedom, fun, and The God of All Small Boys, in a summer that will change his life forever…

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