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Room meets Lord of the Flies . It was still dark when I woke up this morning. As soon as my eyes opened I knew where I was. A low-ceilinged rectangular building made entirely of whitewashed concrete. There are six little rooms along the main corridor. There are no windows. No doors. The lift is the only way in or out. What's he going to do to me? What am I going to do? If I'm right, the lift will come down in five minutes. It did. Only this time it wasn't empty...
A compulsive, atmospheric mystery Sunday Times A masterly writer Mail on Sunday
Hugely readable ... confoundedly gripping The Independent on Sunday
Pacey plots ...have made him a cult among teens. This, though, is the big one. It should be read by everyone . Amanda Craig The Times.
Publication date: 07/03/2013
Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd
|Publication date:||7th March 2013|
|Publisher:||Penguin Books Ltd|
|Genres:||NewGen - YA Fiction, eBook Favourites,|
|Categories:||General fiction (Children's / Teenage),|
Kevin Brooks counts among his many jobs being a crematorium assistant, a refreshments vendor at the London Zoo, and a civil servant. But he always wanted to be a writer. It was the publication of Martyn Pig that changed everything. After being turned down by a number of publishers, Kevin Brooks sent his manuscript to The Chicken House, who jumped on the chance to publish it. They released Martyn Pig in the spring of 2002. In the U.K, the book went on to be short-listed for the Carnegie Medal and win a Branford Boase Award for a first best novel. ...More About Kevin Brooks