Book Subject Tag: Adventure stories
Assembles 40 episodes that represent the times the author felt most alive, involving his two passions: sailing and scuba diving.
In Japan during World War II a group of boys who are evacuated to the country take over a village when the inhabitants flee a plague. The novel describes the way the boys administer the village-breaking into homes for food, burying the dead, caring for the sick-and what happens when the villagers return. By the…