Knife Edge: Exclusive Edition - Noughts and Crosses (Paperback)Malorie Blackman (author)
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Exclusive edition with sprayed edges
None could begin to guess at the depth of the hatred I held for Sephy Hadley. Everything began with her and my brother. And that's how it would end.
Where there has been love, now there is hate.
Two families have been shattered by the divided and violent society they live in.
Sephy Hadley - a Cross, supposedly powerful and privileged - has bound herself forever to her nought lover Callum McGregor's family.
But Jude McGregor blames Sephy for all the tragedies his family has suffered. And he is determined to force her to take sides, and destroy her life . . . just like she destroyed his. . .
Voted as one of the UK's best-loved books, Malorie Blackman's Noughts & Crosses series is a seminal piece of YA fiction; a true modern classic.
Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd
Number of pages: 384
Weight: 266 g
Dimensions: 198 x 129 x 23 mm
'Devastatingly powerful.' - The Guardian
'Moving and thought-provoking.' - Observer
'Blackman's absorbing but alarming novel deals with themes of racism and prejudice...Unforgettable.' - Independent
'Stimulating and emotionally satisfying.' - Financial Times
'A gritty read for older children . . . At times this is a beautiful love story; at other times it is a harrowing and moral tale...' - Bookseller
'Packs some powerful political punches...But Blackman never compromises the story, which is dramatic, moving and brave.' - Guardian
'Inter-racial teenage love has never been more painful.' - Amanda Craig, The Times
'The Noughts & Crosses series are still my favourite books of all time and showed me just how amazing story-telling could be.' - Stormzy
'I grew up reading her. It was one of the few books about black people, so I felt seen.' - Candice Carty-Williams
'The most original book I've ever read.' - Benjamin Zephaniah
'Malorie Blackman is absolutely amazing ... [Noughts & Crosses] really spoke to me, especially as a woman of dual heritage.' - Zawe Ashton
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