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    Hey everyone

    I was at secondary school 2001-2006. During my time at the school we read through a book though I can’t remember the title of it and it's really frustrating me! -Sorry if this is in the wrong section!

    The book is about the adventures of a boy in wartime Britain. He is living in a sea side town by himself I’m not sure of the circumstances why but I think his parents are deceased. He goes to a fish and chip shop for dinner, he orders tizer with his fish and chips I think. He is interrogated in the shop as to where he lives. He gives a vague description of a house with sea shells in the front garden, which doesn’t distinguish it from the other houses on the road. He eats his dinner and then he spends the evening asleep under a small up-turned boat on the beach. He then starts a journey I am unsure of the destination or the purpose, but I remember him crossing and estuary when the tide has gone out with the fear of mistiming the tide and being drowned. Eventually I think he makes his way via a large house in the countryside where he is given some ‘dainty’ sandwiches by the lady who lives there.

    That’s all I can remember about the story. I would be very grateful if I anyone could tell me the title.
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