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Knife edge

Knife edge

Blackman, Malorie

Sephy is a Cross, one of the privileged in a society where the ruling Crosses treat the pale-skinned noughts as inferiors. But her baby daughter has a nought father - Callum. Eaten up with bitterness, Callum's brother Jude, blames Sephy for the terrible losses his family has suffered. Now Jude's life rests on a knife edge. Sephy is a Cross, one of the privileged in a society where the ruling Crosses treat the pale-skinned noughts as inferiors. But her baby daughter has a nought father - Callum. Eaten up with bitterness, Callum's brother Jude, blames Sephy for the terrible losses his family has suffered. Now Jude's life rests on a knife edge. Will Sephy be forced, once again, to take sides? " Knife Edge... is relentless in its pace... It is devastatingly powerful. - The Guardian Fast-paced and full of incident, Knife edge will be devoured by the many fans of the first book - TES A genuine literary achievement - Books for Keeps Malorie Blackman is writing a disturbing trilogy that should be read because it is important. And a gripping yarn as well. - The School Librarian"

Paperback, Book. English. Fiction (Children's). Young adult fiction.
New ed.
Published London : Corgi Childrens : [distributor] TBS The Book Service Ltd : [distributor] Random House Australia : [distributor] Random House New Zealand Ltd : [distributor] Booksite Afrika : [distributor] Independent Publishers Group 2005
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Statement of responsibility: Malorie Blackman
Distributor: London: Corgi Childrens; [distributor] TBS The Book Service Ltd; [distributor] Random House Australia; [distributor] Random House New Zealand Ltd; [distributor] Booksite Afrika; [distributor] Independent Publishers Group, 2005
ISBN: 0552548928, 9780552548922
Intended audience: From 12 To 99.
Note: Paperback.
Biography: Malorie Blackman worked as a database manager and systems programmer before becoming a full-time writer. Her reputation has steadily grown and she has been awarded a number of prizes including the WHSmith's Mind-Boggling Books Award and the Young Telegraph/Gimme 5 award for HACKER, the Young Telegraph/Fully Booked award for THIEF! and, more recently, shortlisted for the Carnegie Medal for PIG-HEART BOY. She was voted Voice/Excel Children's Writer of the Year in 1997. Her novel NOUGHTS AND CROSSES has won both the Children's Book Award and the Lancashire Children's Book Award 2002. THE TIMES recently described her as 'a bit of a national treasure.'.
Physical Description: 449 p. ; 20x13 cm.
Subject: General.; Race discrimination Fiction.; Racially mixed children Fiction.; Mothers and daughters Fiction.; 12+ years; Fiction; Ordinary Printed Book Format; Non-character; Non Tie-in.; Fiction 11+.