For fans of Benjamin Zephaniah, Kevin Brooks and Melvin Burgess: "Like being blasted in the face with a water cannon - absolutely vivid"-Guardian Children's Books Site. Oliver Twist revisited for fans of Benjamin Zephaniah, Kevin Brooks and Melvin Burgess: "A pacey thriller with an underlying social commentary." -The Bookbag, 5* reviewContemporary London - a gang of shoplifters up Seven Sisters Rd, snatching smartphones and stealing identities.
Angel-faced Alfi Spar has fled the Tenderness Residential Unit and finds himself on the streets, until his old mate from the home, Citizen Digit, offers him a roof.
But their past at Tenderness House is not ready to release them; the boys saw something nobody should see, and the badness is coming after them. 'Performance poet Steve Tasane brings style and originality to this modern-day take on Oliver Twist ... highly recommended' Sunday Express 'Amazing stuff' Big Issue
- Format: Paperback
- Pages: 320 pages
- Publisher: Walker Books Ltd
- Publication Date: 04/06/2015
- Category: General
- ISBN: 9781406350760