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Selected reviews from national media


"...a compulsively readable story with huge appeal" Time Out

"Once you start you will not be able to put this gripping and gritty read down!" Sunday Times

"This is a highly intelligent book about being bullied, written by someone who clearly understands, and can accurately describe, every nuance of fear." The Mail on Sunday 


"...a heartrending, engrossing novel to be pondered and discussed" (Patty Campbell)

"This is a riveting and insightful novel that rakes readers inside the world of bullies and their victims."  Kliatt

This exceptionally well-crafted tale will grab readers in its ever-tightening snare and leave them wrestling with their own beliefs about power and how it is used.  Richie's Picks


"The book is a disturbing chronicle of power, violence and corruption. Absolutely recommended not only for young people starting from twelve, but also for adults." Hans Peter Roentsgen (Germany)

"Graham Gardner writes with amazing intensity" Die Zeit (Germany)

"An intense, exicting and realistic story." Childern's Literature in Practice (Holland)