Torn by David Massey

Publisher’s blurb

Afghanistan. In the heat and dust, young British army medic Elinor Nielson watches an Afghan girl walk into a hail of bullets. But when she runs to help, Ellie finds her gone.

Who is she? And what’s happened to her? What Ellie discovers makes her question everything she believes in – even her feelings for the American lieutenant who takes her side.

Further information

David Massey’s webpage

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7 comments on “Torn by David Massey

  1. The front cover looks exciting! I might want to read this more. The front cover is nice. My first impression is that it looks good.

  2. Our first impression is that it is very complicated and a bit hard to understand so it has put us off reading it.

  3. I read this title after Zilke recommended it. It isn’t really that complicated – it’s set against the backdrop of the war in Afghanistan. What is interesting is that the main character, Elinor, is a female army medic. Different relationships develop throughout the story, camaraderie with her fellow male soldiers, rivalry with her female superior, romance with an American Lieutenant and friendship with the locals. Who is the little Afghan girl who appears at every death scene, what is her connection to the American special forces team sent to investigate arms caches in the Afghan villages? Action and intrigue abound in this compelling story.

  4. The book i have chosen to read is Torn. I haven’t finished my book yet but so far but it is really good. I like the character in it at the start because the three boys who see the main character Elinor, are very funny.

  5. I’m only halfway through the book and so far the plot and characters are interetesting. The main characters are very funny.

  6. this book was touching and was very good. should read this.

  7. I thought the book was very good it really shows the madness that the army go through it was very touching

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