The Invisible Crowd

Paperback | September 26, 2017

byEllen Wiles

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An overworked human rights lawyer begins putting a case together for Yonas, a young Eritrean asylum seeker who shares her birthday.Investigating his claims, she interviews those who have encountered him along the way - which gives a snapshot of the range of perceptions of asylum seekers found in the UK.Meanwhile, we follow Yonas's story, from setting foot on British soil, to facing the court. Along the way, relationships are built and broken, and he learns more about the place which he desperately hopes to soon call home.

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An overworked human rights lawyer begins putting a case together for Yonas, a young Eritrean asylum seeker who shares her birthday.Investigating his claims, she interviews those who have encountered him along the way - which gives a snapshot of the range of perceptions of asylum seekers found in the UK.Meanwhile, we follow Yonas's stor...

Ellen Wiles was born in 1981 and grew up in Reading. Hoping to "change the world", she did a Masters in law and human rights at UCL, and became a barrister at a London chambers, disappearing off periodically to work with Bushmen in Botswana and Burmese refugees in a camp in Thailand. She is the author of Saffron Shadows and Salvaged Sc...

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:432 pages, 8.75 × 6.35 × 0.68 inPublished:September 26, 2017Publisher:HARPERCOLLINS PUBLISHERSLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0008228833

ISBN - 13:9780008228835

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