Slam

Slam

Fiction & Poetry, Modern & Contemporary Fiction
Paperback Published on: 02/01/2014
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Synopsis

THE HILARIOUS COMING-OF-AGE NOVEL FROM THE INTERNATIONALLY BESTSELLING AUTHOR OFABOUT A BOY'Touching, very funny' Guardian __________________ 'There was this time when everything seemed to have come together. And so obviously it was time to go and screw it all up.'Sam is sixteen and a skater. Just so there are no terrible misunderstandings: skating = skateboarding. There's no ice. Life is ticking along nicely for Sam; his Mum's got rid of her rubbish boyfriend, he's thinking about college and he's met someone. Alicia.Then a little accident happens. One with big consequences for someone just finding his way in life. Sam can't run (let alone skate) away from this one. He's a boy facing a man's problems and the question is - has he got what it takes to confront them?Slam is a novel about a boy who has to grow up in big, big hurry. It is The Catcher in the Rye for the 21st century.______________'Very funny...very real' Daily Telegraph'Hornby gets his point across with the subtlety and skill of a born novelist who always deserves to be read' Independent'A moving read for anyone'Elle

  • Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd
  • ISBN: 9780241969847
  • Number of pages: 304
  • Weight: 213g
  • Dimensions: 198 x 129 x 18 mm

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