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Double Cross

Malorie Blackman

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ISBN 10: 0385615515 / ISBN 13: 9780385615518
Verlag: Doubleday, 2008
Gebraucht Zustand Good Hardcover
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2008. 433 pages. Signed by the author. White dust jacket with black lettering over black cloth. Clean pages with firm binding. Signed by the Author on half title page. Mild wear to spine, board edges and corners. Mild soiling to boards. Unclipped dust jacket. Mild wear to edges and corners. Mild soiling to DJ. "Signed" sticker to front. Buchnummer des Verkäufers 1456743966RF

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Everyone assumes the bomb that killed Callie Rose's grandmother was the work of a nought terrorist. But Callie Rose knows the truth - and her fear of the past leaves her afraid for her future.

Her boyfriend Tobey is worried about his own future. A nought boy at an exclusive school, Tobey hopes to keep out of trouble, go to university, get a good job and leave the dangerous streets of his childhood behind. But Tobey is discovering that he can't keep clinging to some kind of no-man's land while the neighbourhood around him is carved up by rival gangs. Then he is offered the chance to earn some ready money just making a few 'deliveries'. He doesn't want a part of that world, the world of gangs. But maybe he could get away with it, just this once . . .

He little realizes how his decision will bring violence down on both himself and Callie and just how far he will go in fighting back....

Rezension: "Few writers can sustain a plot as well as Malorie Blackman" ( Sunday Telegraph)

"The danger of being sucked into and destroyed by this violent world is brilliantly handled by Blackman . . . Blackman hangs an old story on a modern frame with terrific resonance" ( Inis)

"Blackman gets people, especially young adults, in all their tentativeness, determination and energy. She gets humanity as a whole, too. Most of all she writes a stonking good story" ( Carousel)

"This is a highly intelligent thriller with important things to say, and once again the distance between Blackman's imagined world and present-day inner city is beautifully judged. It deserves, and will find, a wide teenage readership" ( The School Librarian)

"It fizzes with strong emotion and grips with its authenticity, a highly-skilled piece of writing by a writer with all the right instincts . . . Gutsy, spot-on and relevant . . . and shocking too. A great read" (Phil Hewitt Chichester Observer)

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Bibliografische Details

Titel: Double Cross

Verlag: Doubleday

Erscheinungsdatum: 2008

Einband: Hardcover

Zustand: Good

Zustand des Schutzumschlags: Dust Jacket Included

Signiert: Signed by Author(s)

Art des Buches: book

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