James Bulger

Standard Name: Bulger, James
Used Form: Jamie Bulger


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Textual Features Pat Barker
Her protagonist, Tom Seymour, is a child psychologist who saves a man from suicide by drowning. It turns out that the man saved is the child Tom had testified against in a brutal murder a...
Textual Features Margaret Forster
Most commentary connects this novel with the case of three-year-old James Bulger , who was abducted by two ten-year-olds and horribly killed. (The boy killers were convicted in February 1993.) Mothers' Boys concerns an older...
Theme or Topic Treated in Text Kate Clanchy
In addition to the theme of desire, these poems reflect KC 's experiences as both student and teacher. Timetable, for instance, addresses the lino warming, shoe bag smell, expanse / of polished floor and...


February 1993
Two eleven-year-old boys, Robert Thomson and Jon Venables , were convicted of the murder of two-year-old James Bulger in Liverpool.