Burgess, Melvin Nicholas Dane

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Nicholas Dane

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Melvin Burgess, author of the award-winning young adult novel Junk, explores breaches of trust and the fight for revenge in the sinister thriller Nicholas Dane.

'We take care of boys that no one else will . . .'

When Nicholas's mum overdoses on heroin, the fourteen-year-old is suddenly lost, grieving and alone. Sent away to a boys' home, Nick finds order is kept by intimidation and violence.

After countless fights and punishments, Nick thinks life can't get any worse. But the deputy head, Mr. Tony Creal, has other ideas.

The shame Nick experiences at the hands of Mr. Creal can never quite be forgotten and, when Nick discovers he wasn't the only one to suffer, the old hatred later resurfaces. Can revenge lay Nick's ghosts to rest - or will he never be free of them?

'A fine novel' - Independent

'A brave exploration of how the brutalization of children reverberates long after it has passed' - Daily Mail

Award-winning children's author Melvin Burgess is one of the most distinctive voices in contemporary young adult fiction. His most well-known book Junk won the Carnegie Medal, the Guardian Children's Fiction prize and was shortlisted for the Whitbread Children's Book of the Year. Other titles by Melvin Burgess available from Penguin include: Sara's Face, Doing IT (winner of the LA Times Young People's Book of the Year) and Kill All Enemies. If you enjoyed Nicholas Dane and want to get inside more of your favourite books, then check out spinebreakers.co.uk for exclusive author interviews, competitions, and much more.

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Melvin Burgess is regarded as one of the best writers in contemporary children's literature. In 1997 his controversial bestseller Junk won the Guardian Children's Fiction Award and the Carnegie Medal. It was also shortlisted for the 1998 Whitbread Children's Book of the Year. Four of his novels have been shortlisted for the Carnegie Medal: The Cry of the Wolf, An Angel for May, The Baby and Fly Pie and The Ghost Behind the Wall. Melvin lives in Manchester with his two children.

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Descrizione libro Penguin Books Ltd, United Kingdom, 2010. Paperback. Condizione libro: New. 196 x 128 mm. Language: English . Brand New Book. Melvin Burgess, author of the award-winning young adult novel Junk , explores breaches of trust and the fight for revenge in the sinister thriller Nicholas Dane . We take care of boys that no one else will . When Nicholas mum overdoses on heroin, the fourteen-year-old is suddenly lost, grieving and alone. Sent away to a boys home, Nick finds order is kept by intimidation and violence. After countless fights and punishments, Nick thinks life can t get any worse. But the deputy head, Mr. Tony Creal, has other ideas. The shame Nick experiences at the hands of Mr. Creal can never quite be forgotten and, when Nick discovers he wasn t the only one to suffer, the old hatred later resurfaces. Can revenge lay Nick s ghosts to rest - or will he never be free of them? A fine novel . ( Independent ). A brave exploration of how the brutalization of children reverberates long after it has passed . ( Daily Mail ). Award-winning children s author Melvin Burgess is one of the most distinctive voices in contemporary young adult fiction. His most well-known book Junk won the Carnegie Medal, the Guardian Children s Fiction prize and was shortlisted for the Whitbread Children s Book of the Year. Other titles by Melvin Burgess available from Penguin include: Sara s Face , Doing IT (winner of the LA Times Young People s Book of the Year) and Kill All Enemies . If you enjoyed Nicholas Dane and want to get inside more of your favourite books, then check out website for exclusive author interviews, competitions, and much more. Codice libro della libreria AAU9780141316338

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Descrizione libro Penguin Books Ltd, United Kingdom, 2010. Paperback. Condizione libro: New. 196 x 128 mm. Language: English . Brand New Book. Melvin Burgess, author of the award-winning young adult novel Junk, explores breaches of trust and the fight for revenge in the sinister thriller Nicholas Dane. We take care of boys that no one else will . When Nicholas s mum overdoses on heroin, the fourteen-year-old is suddenly lost, grieving and alone. Sent away to a boys home, Nick finds order is kept by intimidation and violence. After countless fights and punishments, Nick thinks life can t get any worse. But the deputy head, Mr. Tony Creal, has other ideas. The shame Nick experiences at the hands of Mr. Creal can never quite be forgotten and, when Nick discovers he wasn t the only one to suffer, the old hatred later resurfaces. Can revenge lay Nick s ghosts to rest - or will he never be free of them? A fine novel - Independent A brave exploration of how the brutalization of children reverberates long after it has passed - Daily Mail Award-winning children s author Melvin Burgess is one of the most distinctive voices in contemporary young adult fiction. His most well-known book Junk won the Carnegie Medal, the Guardian Children s Fiction prize and was shortlisted for the Whitbread Children s Book of the Year. Other titles by Melvin Burgess available from Penguin include: Sara s Face, Doing IT (winner of the LA Times Young People s Book of the Year) and Kill All Enemies. If you enjoyed Nicholas Dane and want to get inside more of your favourite books, then check out for exclusive author interviews, competitions, and much more. Codice libro della libreria AAU9780141316338

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Descrizione libro Paperback. Condizione libro: New. Not Signed; Melvin Burgess, author of the award-winning young adult novel Junk, explores breaches of trust and the fight for revenge in the sinister thriller Nicholas Dane. 'We take care of boys that no one else will .' When Nicholas's mum overdoses on heroin, the fourteen-year-old is suddenly lost, grieving. book. Codice libro della libreria ria9780141316338_rkm

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Descrizione libro Puffin, 2010. Condizione libro: New. 2010. Paperback. When Nicholas' mum overdoses on heroin, the fourteen-year-old is suddenly lost, grieving and alone. Sent away to a boys' home, Nick finds order is kept by intimidation and violence. After countless fights and punishments, Nick thinks life can't get any worse. But the deputy head, Mr Tony Creal, has other ideas. Num Pages: 416 pages. BIC Classification: YFB. Category: (Y) Teenage / Young Adult. Dimension: 196 x 128 x 26. Weight in Grams: 290. . . . . . . Codice libro della libreria V9780141316338

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Descrizione libro Puffin. Condizione libro: New. 2010. Paperback. When Nicholas' mum overdoses on heroin, the fourteen-year-old is suddenly lost, grieving and alone. Sent away to a boys' home, Nick finds order is kept by intimidation and violence. After countless fights and punishments, Nick thinks life can't get any worse. But the deputy head, Mr Tony Creal, has other ideas. Num Pages: 416 pages. BIC Classification: YFB. Category: (Y) Teenage / Young Adult. Dimension: 196 x 128 x 26. Weight in Grams: 290. . . . . . Books ship from the US and Ireland. Codice libro della libreria V9780141316338

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Descrizione libro Penguin Books Ltd. Paperback. Condizione libro: new. BRAND NEW, Nicholas Dane, Melvin Burgess, Melvin Burgess, author of the award-winning young adult novel "Junk", explores breaches of trust and the fight for revenge in the sinister thriller "Nicholas Dane". 'We take care of boys that no one else will .' When Nicholas' mum overdoses on heroin, the fourteen-year-old is suddenly lost, grieving and alone. Sent away to a boys' home, Nick finds order is kept by intimidation and violence. After countless fights and punishments, Nick thinks life can't get any worse. But the deputy head, Mr. Tony Creal, has other ideas. The shame Nick experiences at the hands of Mr. Creal can never quite be forgotten and, when Nick discovers he wasn't the only one to suffer, the old hatred later resurfaces. Can revenge lay Nick's ghosts to rest - or will he never be free of them? "A fine novel". ("Independent"). "A brave exploration of how the brutalization of children reverberates long after it has passed". ("Daily Mail"). Award-winning children's author Melvin Burgess is one of the most distinctive voices in contemporary young adult fiction. His most well-known book "Junk" won the Carnegie Medal, the Guardian Children's Fiction prize and was shortlisted for the Whitbread Children's Book of the Year. Other titles by Melvin Burgess available from Penguin include: "Sara's Face", "Doing IT" (winner of the "LA Times" Young People's Book of the Year) and "Kill All Enemies". If you enjoyed "Nicholas Dane" and want to get inside more of your favourite books, then check out website for exclusive author interviews, competitions, and much more. Codice libro della libreria B9780141316338

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Descrizione libro Penguin Books Ltd 2010-03-20, London, 2010. paperback. Condizione libro: New. Codice libro della libreria 9780141316338

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