Bog Child Questions and Answers

Bog Child

When the bog child is pulled from her ancient grave, a noose is discovered around her neck. This would appear to suggest that she was hanged. However, the matter is further complicated by the fact...

Latest answer posted July 25, 2019, 7:39 am (UTC)

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Bog Child

In her review of the book, Meg Rosoff lauds the characterizations that underscore Bog Child. Rosoff suggests that this is essential to the book's understanding: "[Bog Child is] incapable of a...

Latest answer posted June 12, 2014, 11:24 am (UTC)

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Bog Child

The novel Bog Child is listed as Young Adult, and The School Library Journal recommends it for grades nine and up. The love story between the main character Fergus and the daughter of the...

Latest answer posted July 14, 2010, 9:09 pm (UTC)

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Bog Child

This book is about a Catholic teenager, Fergus, aged 17, who is doing his exams against the backdrop of the Northern Ireland 'Troubles'. His brother has joined the IRA Hunger Strike and he has been...

Latest answer posted January 20, 2010, 8:33 pm (UTC)

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Bog Child

Two possible ways that Bog Child connects with contemporary issues in Ireland are through considerations of the distant past with present-day politics as well as the country's future. The novel...

Latest answer posted June 11, 2019, 5:35 am (UTC)

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