Brixton Rock

Alex Wheatle

£7.99

Brenton Brown is 16 years old. A mixed race youth, Brenton has lived in a children’s home all his life. Being reunited with his mother is the best thing that has happened to Brenton. But a strange series of events soon push him to the edge.

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‘Alex Wheatle’s narrative is pacey; witty; his characters real and recognisable’ – Linton Kwesi JohnsonSet in South London in the 1980s, Brenton Brown is a 16-year-old mixed race youth who has lived in a children’s home all his life. He has never met his mother and is haunted by her loss.The best thing happens: Brenton is reunited with his mother, Cynthia. And then the worst: he falls in love with his beautiful half-sister, Juliet. At the same time Brenton meets his nemesis in the shape of Terry Flynn, a killer who scars him for life. Brenton seeks revenge. All this leads to an explosive climax with the troubled teenager struggling to hold on to his sanity.In this updated version of the prize-winning original, Alex Wheatle entertains us with his colourful descriptions of South London street life as he tracks a pair of adolescent males on the loose.

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Weight 0.231 kg
Dimensions 19.5 × 13 × 2 cm
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