Dark Times

Michael Morpurgo Feiwel and Friends 2010 pages 173

character description

in the novel the main character is aman and his mother. the other important characters are matt and his grandpa.

aman best friend is matt. the know each other by school.

plot summary

the book is all about aman and his mother making it back to safety they don't want to go to afghanistan. the book starts with matt and his grandpa talking and playing monopoly.

the climax is when matt and all his family and friends group together and protest to let aman and his mother out of jail, all of matt’s friends and family start chanting and yelling we want aman back. and then the police tells them that they left to afghanistan. then. an military officer a friend of aman, tells everyone that a volcano erupted in afghanistan so aman and his mother is coming back, everyone starts cheering and laughing. and then aman and his mother lived with their uncle and had no trouble.


Conflict

the main problem is that police officers in afghanistan keep beat aman his mother and aman grandma. and on night an officer looks into a cave and sees aman’s family and the police officer kills aman’s grandmother and takes all aman stuff, so they had nothing but a dog, and his name is shadow. and the whole conflict is that they want to get out of afghanistan but bad things happen to them.


Title Explanation

the title of the book is a dog’s name it was a military dog but it got lost and aman found her and called her shadow. shadow would always stay by aman’s side and protect him. another title for the book would be The Long Journey.


book review

my opinion on the book is great I love the book one of my favorite books now. i would recommend people reading this book. i think it’s perfectly done.

in the novel the main character is aman and his mother. the other important characters are matt and his grandpa.

aman best friend is matt. the know each other by school.

in the novel the main character is aman and his mother. the other important characters are matt and his grandpa.

aman best friend is matt. the know each other by school.