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Homebird

by Terence Blacker

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When Nicky Moms is sent to boarding school, his parents hope that he will make a success of his life. But a few weeks later he is on the run, his life in tatters. He meets sympathetic Carla, who agrees to let him stay in the squat she shares with a prostitute, thief and drug-dealer. The others worry that Nicky will attract police attention, but they are forced to tolerate him by Scag. Carla's boyfriend, who has other, more sinister plans for Nicky...A compelling teenage story with the appeal of bestselling, controversial novels like Melvyn Burgess' JUNK

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Thirteen-year-old Nicky Morrison runs away from boarding school and problems at home to the tough life on the streets of London.

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