Publish date: July 19th 2012
Pages no: 384
Edition language: English
A book set in South Africa, it starts of with a normal guy picking up his new BMW. He is held up on a slipway and his new car is stolen.So far, so bad.Then he remembers his 9 month old daughter, Chantal, is in the car still. Him and his wife go through hell and back in the initial days following her...
Held Up begins one second after the hijack. The reader is introduced to how life is - violence and mistrust are common experiences. One minute after the hijack, Paul is reflecting on how difficult Chantal’s conception was and how he felt at her birth. One hour afterwards he tells his wife, Clair...