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This book contains violent and/or sexual content.

Mothers' Boys

AuthorMargaret Forster

NarratorSusan Jameson

Duration10h 40m

CategoriesAdult Fiction, Novels

PublisherChivers

VersionUnabridged

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A teenage boy is attacked and abused by two others in a moment of gratuitous violence. One of the attackers, a 15-year-old brought up by his respectable working-class grandmother, is tried and found guilty - but refuses to explain or to incriminate his partner. CONTAINS STRONG LANGUAGE AND/OR ADULT THEMES.

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