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Author: Melvin Burgess
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This is an uncompromising, compelling and true-to-life story of two teenagers drawn into the dangerous and destructive world of heroin addiction. This tour de force by an acclaimed and provocative writer should become a definitive teenage novel on this subject.

Author description

Melvin Burgess was born in London in 1954. He began to train as a journalist but left after six months. He has had a variety of jobs as diverse as bricklaying and silk-screen printing. An Enterprise Allowance Scheme gave him the chance to develop his writing and his books for children are very highly regarded. Melvin lives in Lancashire.

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General Fields

  • : 9780141315935
  • : Penguin Books Ltd
  • : Puffin Classics
  • : March 2003
  • : United Kingdom
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Melvin Burgess
  • : Paperback
  • : New ed
  • : 823.914
  • : 400