'Ever read Lord of the Flies?' said Rohini.'Of course. Set book, year ten. And-?''Same situation.''Different gender.'A plane crashes on an uninhabited island in the South Pacific. On it are thirty English girls between the ages of eleven and eighteen, winners of a competition organised by a company selling feminine hygiene products. Each has had to write an essay on her aspirations, subsequently posted on her own website. Twenty-one of the girls survive and, when no rescue comes, are compelled to devise their own rules in order to stay alive. A brilliant reworking of Golding's classic novel, in Be Nice Anabel Donald takes us into the minds of her teenage characters as they play out a struggle that is as old as the human race and as new as the Internet. (2003-03-03)
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"'Be Nice is a novel brimming with accusations and ideas-Has the power to linger long after the story is finished'" (Observer)
"'The ending carries a psychologically acute twist and is as shocking as anything in Golding's Lord of the Flies' " (Daily Express)
'A frightening depiction of the female teenage mind' Daily Express
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