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Trash
 

Raphael is a dumpsite boy. He spends his days wading through mountains of steaming trash, sifting it, sorting it, breathing it, sleeping next to it. Then one unlucky-lucky day, Raphael's world turns upside down. A small leather bag falls into his hands. It's a bag of clues. It's ... read full description below.

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ISBN 9781909531338
Barcode 9781909531338
Published 6 March 2015 by Random House
Format Paperback, Film Tie-In
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Author(s) By Mulligan, Andy
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ISBN-13 9781909531338
ISBN-10 1909531332
Stock Available
Status Internationally sourced; usually ships 2-3 weeks
Publisher Random House
Imprint Definitions
Publication Date 6 March 2015
International Publication Date 1 January 2015
Publication Country United Kingdom United Kingdom
Format Paperback, Film Tie-In
Edition Film Tie-In
Author(s) By Mulligan, Andy
Category Fiction (Child / Teen)
Number of Pages 240
Dimensions Width: 129mm
Height: 198mm
Spine: 15mm
Weight 170g
Interest Age Children / Young Adults
Reading Age Children / Young Adults
NBS Text Children's Fiction
ONIX Text Children/juvenile
Dewey Code 823.92
Catalogue Code 537378

Description of this Book

Raphael is a dumpsite boy. He spends his days wading through mountains of steaming trash, sifting it, sorting it, breathing it, sleeping next to it. Then one unlucky-lucky day, Raphael's world turns upside down. A small leather bag falls into his hands. It's a bag of clues. It's a bag of hope. It's a bag that will change everything. Soon Raphael and his friends Gardo and Rat are running for their lives. Wanted by the police, it takes all their quick-thinking and fast-talking to stay ahead. As the net tightens, they uncover a dead man's mission to put right a terrible wrong. And now it's three street boys against the world...

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Awards, Reviews & Star Ratings

NZ Review One of my favourite novels of 2010, now in paperback with a new cover look. Reminiscent of Slumdog Millionaire, three dumpsite boys take on the world in this gripping and intensely moving story ... Harrowing, exhilarating, humbling and quite brilliant The Bookseller Outstanding, hotly anticipated thriller ... an exceptionally satisfying plot The Times Wonderful - an exciting story with engaging characters told in a clever way with spare but lyrical prose ... Trash comes highly recommended by me, and I don't have time to say any more about it because I'm off to read it again. And after that, I might read it again. And then again. You read it too The Bookbag A thriller with moral weight and a complex structure Financial Times A superbly original tale The Sun
UK Review Bertrams Star Rating: 4 stars (out of 5)

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Author's Bio

Andy Mulligan was brought up in South London. He worked as a theatre director for ten years, before travels in Asia prompted him to retrain as a teacher. He has taught English and Drama in Britain, India, Brazil and the Philippines. Andy's novel Trash has been published in twenty-two languages and is now a Bafta-nominated major film directed by Stephen Daldry and scripted by Richard Curtis.

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