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‘Truly gripping… a cleverly structured, movingly characterised and powerful tale.’ The Sunday Times
‘Beautifully controlled – a tender love story about grief, regret, healing and hope… builds to a wonderfully rewarding ending.’ Daily Mail
‘Deftly structured… an impressive debut.’ Telegraph
‘Steven Camden is a born storyteller. Read TAPE, rewind, then read it again.' Phil Earle
‘Time-warping escapism. I loved it!’ Jordan, Rizzle Kicks
'Steven is one of my greatest influences, he is a powerhouse in his field, both looked to and admired. This book is just as original, playful as Steven is. Full of heart.' Laura Dockrill
Steven Camden is a leading spoken-word poet, performing as Polarbear. He also writes radio plays, teaches storytelling in schools, and was a lead artist for The Ministry of Stories. TAPE is his first novel. When you read it, you will find this hard to believe.
You can find out more about Steven at www.bearheart.org.uk or follow him on twitter at @homeofpolar.
I really loved this book. The two main characters, Ryan and Ameliah were completely believable, sympathetic and alive in the novel. Read morePublished 6 months ago by C. S. F. Caless
3.5 stars (teetering on 4 while writing this review)
Tape is one of those books that you need to read completely to appreciate fully. Read more
A housewarming and very sweet debut from the Polar Bear Poet; Steven Camden.
Takes a while to get going but was such a joy to read that I stayed up all night and read it... Read more
Such a beautifully written novel. Unique, quirky, heartwarming narrative. Literally could not put it down. Was immersed in the story the second I started reading it. Read morePublished 7 months ago by Brendan Suen
I must admit I did judge the book by it's cover. Its what made me buy it. And I'm so glad I did. I did find it slow going to start with but it soon picks up. Read morePublished 7 months ago by QwazyChick
I saw a blog post about this book and it looked really interesting, I then saw it advertised elsewhere saying it was a great new release and that it could be the 'next big thing'. Read morePublished 8 months ago by Barmy_Bex
Tape by Steven Camden
I received this book free from NetGalley in return for an honest review. Read more
There was a lot of 'not much' in this novel. I know I am a grown up, reading teenage or junior fiction (all part of my job), but I got bored and skipped to the end having guessed... Read morePublished 9 months ago by A. Muirhead
This book is so cool!!!!!
You only find out whats going on right at the very end and leaves it on a cliffhanger...