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  • "Lady succeeds on several levels: it’s both a teenage rite of passage and a satire on the emptiness of modern life"

    Big Issue
  • "This funny, punchy, well-written, original book asks real questions"

    Daily Telegraph
  • "[Lady] has confirmed Burgess’ position as the most exciting contemporary UK writer of teenage fiction"

  • "Burgess keeps the suspense high to the very last. This seductive volume is as raw and ravenous as its subject"

    Publishers Weekly
  • "Melvin Burgess is about to trigger an earthquake in the publishing world with his new book Lady"


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