Boys of Blood and Bone Essay
The novel boys of blood and bone written by David Metzenthen linking the stories of Henry Lyon, in the summer before he starts his first year of Law at university, and Andy Lansell, Australian digger killed in the Somme in 1918. Andy and Henry's stories meet when Henry's car breaks down in the small country town of Strattford on his way to a sailboarding weekend with his mates and his stuck up girlfriend Marcelle. While stuck in Strattford, Henry gets to know Trot and his girlfriend Janine and strattfords very own walking history book Cecelia Hainsworth, never-married fiancee of the long-dead Andy. Henry is given Andy's diary to read, and finds himself fascinated by the story of this young man of his own …show more content…
Henry was on his way to Helena Bay, a windsurfers paradise when his car broke down just outside of Strattford.
Trot saw him walking along the road and decided to give him a lift to the Strattford garage,
They got there and Henry met Perry Gough who was gonna fix his car. Later on Henry went to the pub and saw Trot, he met Trots girlfriend Janine and Cecelia Hainsworth,
He promised Mrs Hainsworth he lernt that Cecelia used to be engaged to a man who was in the first war Andy Lansell, Henry said he would look at Andy Lancells plague the next day.tdycdgvuhjbkfnlgvidcguk.fy,udtysrztdfghv jbklkjtyrhtnrsgzdxgfchvjll/k,ktjryethsrzdlinking the stories of Henry Lyon, in the summer before he starts his first year of Law at university, and Andy Lansell, Australian digger killed in the Somme in 1918.