The Repenters

The Repenters When the infant Jordan Sant is taken to the St Asteria Home for Children after the murder of his parents he sets out on a journey that is a constant struggle between his best and worst selves One rel

  • Title: The Repenters
  • Author: Kevin Jared Hosein
  • ISBN: 9781845233310
  • Page: 202
  • Format: Paperback
  • When the infant Jordan Sant is taken to the St Asteria Home for Children after the murder of his parents, he sets out on a journey that is a constant struggle between his best and worst selves One relationship, with the young nun the children call Mouse, awakens the possibilities of love and hope, but when Mouse abandons her calling and leaves the home, the world thereaftWhen the infant Jordan Sant is taken to the St Asteria Home for Children after the murder of his parents, he sets out on a journey that is a constant struggle between his best and worst selves One relationship, with the young nun the children call Mouse, awakens the possibilities of love and hope, but when Mouse abandons her calling and leaves the home, the world thereafter becomes a darker place When, barely a teenager, he runs away from the home to scuffle for a living in the frightening underbelly of Port of Spain, Jordan reaches the lower depths of both Trinidadian society and himself.

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    1. Not sure where to find the half button—4.5 really. This is a story about Jordon who lost his parents at a young age and was raised by nuns and a priest in a children's home. At the home he meets children who learn the vagaries of adult behavior through being a product of their environment. (Children with adult minds—forced to have adult bodies in some cases) Children lacking empathy. Jordon also meets a nun that he and the other children called Mouse. She gives him a book called The Little P [...]

    2. The Saints The Sinners The Repenters "If you open up my brain you'll find the sorrow swimming in some knot of nerves in there"Jordon Sant opens up about a trauma that he can't remember in the beginning chapter of the book. The Repenters follows a time line of events over the period of 5 years. As soon as the novel begins it thrusts you into a motion ready for flight. The repenters wastes no time, no line and no detail that isn't all entwined in the crux of great storytelling. "Every brutality ha [...]

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