The Boxer (Paperback)Nikesh Shukla (author)
- Coming soon
Told over the course of the ten rounds of his first fight, this is the story of amateur boxer Sunny. A seventeen year old feeling isolated and disconnected in the city he's just moved to, Sunny joins a boxing club to learn to protect himself after a racist attack. He finds the community he's been desperately seeking at the club, and a mentor in trainer Shobu, who helps him find his place in the world. But racial tensions are rising in the city, and when a Far Right march through Bristol turns violent, Sunny is faced with losing his new best friend Keir to radicalisation.
A gripping, life-affirming YA novel about friendship, radicalisation and finding where you belong.
Publisher: Hachette Children's Group
Number of pages: 288
Weight: 206 g
Dimensions: 198 x 128 x 19 mm
Nikesh Shukla's voice is unique, honest and much needed. * Riz Ahmed *
Nikesh Shukla writes nuanced books with realistic characters, and always provides heartstopping moments. * Sarah Shaffi *