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The Dark Beneath (Blue Peter Book Award Winner) by Alan Gibbons
This is the second book that I have reviewed by Alan Gibbons and let me start by saying that I was not in the least bit disappointed. "The Dark Beneath", in effect, picks up from the previous book: not in the storyline; but in the moral dilemmas within it. It seems to me that Gibbons is a man on a mission to create awareness for many forms of discrimination and make us see that there are two sides to every story.

Imogen is a sixteen-year-old just looking for a bit of fun in a lazy summer; whereas the ghostly pale Anthony, is looking forward to a summer full of Imogen. Brought up to fight for what is right she ends up meeting three refugees, who are seeking asylum in England yet… Read more