A tense yet thrilling novel from Alan Gibbon that tackles the issues of domestic violence, fear and prejudice with great pace and vitality. Danny is a boy on the edge. A boy teetering on the brink of no return, living in fear. Cathy is his mother; she has been broken by fear. Chris is fear -- and they belong to him...When Danny and Cathy break free of their fear and escape to start a new life, instead of freedom they find danger an prejudice of a different kind. The Edge is a tense and dramatic thriller, the story is incredibly well plotted and paced with excellent characterisation.
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"Alan Gibbons is committed to writing books boys will read...No film or television could compete with the immediacy of this intense plotting." Sunday HeraldBook Description:
A boy on the run . . . '...an award-winning novel for adolescents, but it is for grown-ups, too. Its insights place the listener both inside and outside the three generations in the story... The dual narration reflecting the novel's narrative voices... [adds] an even deeper sense of empathy and reality' - Observer
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Book Description Collins, London, 2002. Hard Cover. Book Condition: NEW. First Edition. NEW BOOK, a Blue Peter Book award winner; pp 182. Bookseller Inventory # 006256