Junk Tie In (Puffin Teenage Fiction)

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A true-to-life story of two teenagers whose lives begin to spin out of control as they sink into a void of heroin addiction and prostitution.

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Melvin Burgess was born in London in 1954. He began to train as a journalist but left after six months. He has had a variety of jobs as diverse as bricklaying and silk-screen printing. An Enterprise Allowance Scheme gave him the chance to develop his writing and his books for children are very highly regarded. Melvin lives in Lancashire.


Occasionally a 'teenage novel' comes along which makes one reconsider the whole genre and its potential. Such a book is Melvin Burgess's Junk -- Robert Dunbar * Children's Books in Ireland * The most talked-about children's book for years * Mail on Sunday * Brilliantly and sensitively written, it encompasses the raw, savage and ecstatic world of the adolescent mind... a superbly crafted and important book * TES * Beautifully written * The Times *

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Published by Puffin (1999)
ISBN 10: 0141305576 ISBN 13: 9780141305578
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