Golden Child by Claire Adam

Set in rural Trinidad, the book tells the story of a family with twin boys, Peter and Paul. Peter is academically gifted, while Paul is considered to be slower due to a complication at birth. When Paul goes missing, their father is faced with a terrible choice that highlights the stark contrasts between his sons. The novel explores themes of family, sacrifice, and the lengths a parent will go to protect their child.

The 8010th greatest book of all time


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Total Points: 126

Since this book was first published in 2018, there is a penalty of 70.4%. The age adjusted score is 37.3.

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