|"Martin was on top of the world. His credibility was sealed and Natalie was proud of him." If there's one thing that Martin is sure about, it's that life is pretty good to him. But life - as Martin is about to find out - has a habit of throwing the unexpected at you. "At this point Martin knew something terrible had happened to his face. His heart pounded in his chest. He shifted his eyes to the left and saw his father standing over him 'Are you OK, son?'"
Martin's life is about to change forever. In his debut novel, poet Benjamin Zephaniah tackles the story of a young man whose life is completely changed when his face is badly scarred in a joyriding accident. |
|Vicky Lebeau, Amazon.co.uk|
In what he has described as the "new East End"--Caribbean and African and Asian people, but also a lot of the old white community who have extended families the same way that we always had"--Benjamin Zephaniah is something of a poet hero: a "black spokesm
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