Goodbye Stranger (Paperback)Rebecca Stead (author)
- 10+ in stock
Publisher: Andersen Press Ltd
Number of pages: 304
Weight: 244 g
Dimensions: 198 x 129 x 19 mm
"A glorious celebration of love, friendship and betrayal that draws attention to the increasingly difficult problem of retaining one's own identity in a time of obsessive social media." -- Sally Morris * Daily Mail *
"A must-read for any child at secondary school... I can't think of any contemporary children's author who is as good at humanising teenagers and conveying the business of growing up." -- Alex O'Connell * The Times, Books of the Year *
"A touching and gentle love story... Stead is respectful of individuality and generous, witty and nonjudgemental about the confusion caused by falling in love." -- Julia Eccleshare * Guardian, The Best of 2015 *
"A deft and witty coming of age drama" * Independent *
"A novel that tackles big themes in a wry understated way." * Martin Chilton, The Telegraph *
"An extraordinary novel" * Washington Post, The Best Children's Books of 2015 *
"Bittersweet story from multi-award-winner Stead. Highly recommended." * The Bookseller, Fiona Noble *
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Goodbye Stranger wasn't 100% what I expected, but nonetheless it was a wonderful little contemporary book that kept me company for a few hours.
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