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The Wall William Sutcliffe

Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
Hardback 304 pages

ISBN:
9781408837450
Size:
216 x 135mm
Published:
11th Apr 2013
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Interest age: from c 12 years
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Overview

Joshua is a troubled boy who lives with his mother and stepfather in a divided city, where a wall and soldiers separate two communities and the rubble-strewn residue of their broken world gives hints of the old life before the wall was built. Joshua discovers a manhole, which leads to a tunnel, which leads in pitch darkness under the wall and across to the other side. Forbidden territory, dangerous territory, violent territory, which a boy like him - visibly different - shouldn't stray into. An act of kindness from a girl saves his life, but leads to a brutal act of cruelty and a terrible debt he's determined to repay. And no one, no one must find out that he's been there - or the consequences will be unbearable.

Author

William Sutcliffe was born in London in 1971. He is the author of five previous novels - the international bestseller Are You Experienced?, The Love Hexagon, New Boy, Bad Influence and, most recently, Whatever Makes You Happy. His work has been translated into more than twenty languages.

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