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Blade: Playing Dead

by Tim Bowler

'new gen' - Great Fiction for Young Adults

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The first in a compelling new series and yet another captivating creation from the very talented author Tim Bowler. The story combines an enormously likable and engaging central character with the harsh realities of street life and the youth gang culture that is so customary in today's news. Blade will be a fascinating new series and is predicted to be an enormous success.

Blade: Playing Dead Synopsis

So what am I going to tell you? Not much so don't get excited. You probably want to know my name. Well, that's a bit of a problem. I got loads. But there is one name I like. Everybody called me it in the old days. No one does now cos no one in this city knows it. And that's fine. I don't like to remember. But I do like the name. You can use it if you want. BLADE. From the Carnegie Medal-winning author of River Boy, Starseeker and Frozen Fire comes something completely different - the first title in a startlingly compelling new series. Contemporary, pacy, and utterly gripping, Blade takes you on a roller-coaster ride through the secret, dangerous life of its unforgettable narrator. The mysteries and cliffhanger endings of these short, accessible books will have the power to tempt all readers as they gradually become absorbed into Blade's dangerous world.

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ISBN: 9780192754844
Publication date: 01/05/2008
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Format: Paperback

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ISBN: 9780192754844
Publication date: 1st May 2008
Author: Tim Bowler
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Format: Paperback
Genres: NewGen - YA Fiction,
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About Tim Bowler

Tim Bowler is the author of several prize-winning books for children, teenagers and young adults. He has won fourteen awards, including the Carnegie Medal, the pre-eminent UK award for Children's Literature. His novels have been described as psychological, mystical and philosophical adventure thrillers. He was born in Leigh-on-Sea, and studied Swedish and Scandinavian studies at the University of East Anglia in Norwich, undertaking a variety of jobs before becoming a full-time writer in 1994.His first published novel was Midget (1994), a psychological thriller set in Leigh-on-Sea. This has been followed by several other novels:Dragon's Rock (1995), a thriller set in Devon; ...

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