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Sephy and Callum have been best friends since childhood, and now they are older and they realise they want more from each other. But the harsh realities of lives lived in a segregated society are beginning to take their toll: Callum is a nought--a second-class citizen in a world dominated by the Crosses--and Sephy is a Cross, and the daughter of one of the most powerful men in the country. The barriers they would have to cross to be together at first seem little more than minor obstacles to the two idealistic teenagers, but soon those barriers threaten not only their friendship but their lives.
Noughts and Crosses is written with the passion of an author who has a personal message about the perception of the past, present and future, and Blackman has used the clever device of turning preconceived ideas of racial prejudice upside down to make sure that her point is well and truly made. Deeply disturbing and totally absorbing this novel is intriguing from the outset, with a shocking climax that packs an unforgettable punch. (Age 11 and over) --Susan Harrison --This text refers to an out of print or unavailable edition of this title.
This is a great book.It's full of suspense and keeps you hanging on the edge Malorie Blackman is a genius.READ THIS BOOK.Published 2 days ago by Zoe
Very good book, would definitely recommend it for anyone looking for an alternative view on life. Fantastic aspects and questions about racial discrimination.Published 7 days ago by Fenella Bowlby
This is a great read. I finished the book in less then a week as all the chapters were so intriguing the deeper into the story you get that I could not put it down.Published 7 days ago by Melissa
Bought this for a friend who could not put it down and read it all in a few days, she was hooked from start to finish and recommends it.Published 12 days ago by Juney
This is a brilliant book. Can't wait to read the second one in the series. Malorie Blackman is awesome. Best author ever.Published 27 days ago by G f2f gy
This book is so thrilling!!!! I love the take on historical issues in a different way. it helps the reader feel what it's like to really be looked down on. absolutely fabulousPublished 28 days ago by yolo