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Bad Influence

by William Sutcliffe

eBooks of the Month Modern and Classic Literary Fiction

LoveReading View on Bad Influence

A novel of peer pressure and the horrors of being 10, or wanting to fit in and not knowing how to stop.  Frightening.
Comparison: Michael Frayn’s Spies, Jonathan Coe’s The Rotters’ Club, William Golding’s Lord of the Flies.
Similar this month: William Nicholson, Jonathan Tropper.

Sarah Broadhurst

Bad Influence Synopsis

Meet Carl: cruel, fun, exciting - a bit older than you, and totally in control.

Your best friend Ollie likes Carl - maybe even more than he likes you. You don't want to lose Ollie, so you tag along: playing Carl's games, doing what he says, getting into trouble.

But how far will Carl go before he stops? And just how bad does he have to get before you say No?

Bad Influence Press Reviews

'Shocking, horribly credible, hilarious'
Independent on Sunday

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ISBN: 9780140283693
Publication date: 26/05/2005
Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd
Format: Paperback

Book Information

ISBN: 9780140283693
Publication date: 26th May 2005
Author: William Sutcliffe
Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd
Format: Paperback
Genres: eBook Favourites, Literary Fiction,

About William Sutcliffe

William Sutcliffe was born in 1971 in London. He is the author of the novels, New Boy, Are You Experienced? and The Love Hexagon, and has been translated into eleven languages.

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