Isaac Campion

Isaac Campion I was twelve rising thirteen when our Daniel got killed Even before the tragic death of his older brother young Isaac Campion had a difficult relationship with his horse dealer father Now the ill f

  • Title: Isaac Campion
  • Author: Janni Howker
  • ISBN: 9780744590319
  • Page: 220
  • Format: Paperback
  • I was twelve, rising thirteen, when our Daniel got killed Even before the tragic death of his older brother, young Isaac Campion had a difficult relationship with his horse dealer father Now the ill feeling between them deepens, as does the bitter feud with rival horse dealer Clem Lacey It seems as though Isaac s father wants to master Isaac the way he masters his ho I was twelve, rising thirteen, when our Daniel got killed Even before the tragic death of his older brother, young Isaac Campion had a difficult relationship with his horse dealer father Now the ill feeling between them deepens, as does the bitter feud with rival horse dealer Clem Lacey It seems as though Isaac s father wants to master Isaac the way he masters his horses But Isaac is a boy with a mind and heart of his own.

    One thought on “Isaac Campion”

    1. Great book. Its nice to travel back to the early 1900s and have a feel of how life was then. And to see the world from a naive but somewhat mature 12 year old. I love how the author explores the father and son relationship between Isaac and his father, as well as the brotherly love and respect between Isaac and Daniel. I loved how the story touches on the relationship between Isaac and his mother as well. I guess, even though the book is set more than 100 years ago, the nature and emotion of the [...]

    2. Four stars because it was a short but dearly cute reading and fun to get through the old-rural english expressions and grammar. Also, plenty of horse-related vocabulary. First hand account of a 12yo, our lad Isaac Champion, struggling with the relationship with his father after the death of his older brother and living in a decade when children were not made for fun and toys but to be used as free workforce and handled with heavy fists. A good read to have when the routine is too busy and the mi [...]

    3. I really loved this story.Isaac campion is like everyone child who doesn't have a good relation with his father.I like all tha metaphores with the horses.:D

    4. For a novel aimed at children, Isaac Campion paints a tough, bleak picture. Convincing, compelling. Its rendering of the Lancashire dialect is a triumph.

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