The characters in this book are works of fiction. But, then, isn’t everyone...? 1988, Pencalenick, Cornwall. At seventeen, Jason wants much more from life than working at his father’s pub and when fate, in the form of twins Daisy and Bea and their small circle of friends, offers him a glimpse of another, more glamorous, world, he’s determined to become a part of it. It’s Daisy who Jason is most entranced by, though. Everyone is: she’s the sun around which others orbit. The trouble with the sun, of course, is that those who get too close risk getting burned – and by the end of the summer, one of the group will be dead. 2018, Camberwell, London. When famous actress Daisy Hemmings...
Publisher: Mantle (July 7, 2022) Pages: 384 pages ISBN-10: 1509853030 ISBN-13: 978-1509853038 ASIN: B09K818Y3L
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A former broadcast journalist, Downing Street political adviser and government speechwriter, Joanna Nadin is the author of more than eighty books for children and teenagers, including the Flying Fergus series with Sir Chris Hoy, the bestselling Rachel Riley diaries, based on the author’s teenage years, and the Carnegie Medal-nominated Joe All Alone, which is now a BAFTA-winning BBC drama. She is also a lecturer on the MA in Creative Writing at Bath Spa University. The Talk of Pram Town is her second novel for adults; her first was The Queen of Bloody Everything.