Reviews

  • "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