Read Between the Lies (Paperback)Malcolm Duffy (author)
Heartrending and written with great sensitivity and compassion, this story of friendship, secrets and dyslexia is another mature and gripping novel from the author of the acclaimed Me Mam. Me Dad. Me.
Two very different boys, one new family, a shared struggle and a big secret.Tommy is talented, cool, a young offender, and dyslexic.
Ryan is smart, uncool, well-behaved, and dyslexic. The two develop an unlikely friendship. As Ryan helps Tommy to read, a secret is revealed that will change their lives forever. Prize-winning Malcolm Duffy's third novel explores the joys and challenges of dyslexia in a story full of his hallmark heart and humour. For 12+.
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
Number of pages: 320
Dimensions: 198 x 129 mm
'A grippingly unfolding domestic drama... The book's two engaging narrators learn and teach the value of empathy with others.' - The Sunday Times, Children's Book of the Week
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“An absolute smasher: funny, raw and heartfelt.”
'Read Between the Lies' by Malcolm Duffy is an absolute smasher: a brilliant teen story that is funny, raw and heartfelt. For teens/ YA, though could be suitable for some advanced Year 6 readers, this is an... More
“It is one of those stupendous books…”
I haven’t finished this, in fact I am only on page 59 of 274 pages – but it is brilliant. So far it is a tale of two boys, their circumstances, on the face of it, very different.
I generally don’t read the ‘blurb’ of... More
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