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