A breathtaking retelling of Othello set in South America, by Carnegie Medal-winning author Mal Peet.
Winner of the Guardian Children's Fiction Prize. Revered as a national hero ...married to the desirable Desmerelda ...cherished by the media ...football star, Otello, has it all.
But a sensational club transfer sparks a media frenzy, and when he is wrongly implicated in a scandal, the footballer's life turns into a tragic spiral of destruction.
South America's top sports journalist, Paul Faustino, witnesses the power of the media in making and breaking people's lives.
- Format: Paperback
- Pages: 448 pages
- Publisher: Walker Books Ltd
- Publication Date: 07/04/2016
- Category: General
- ISBN: 9781406367737