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Short Description for Twelve Nick McDonell's novel tells the story of a fictional drug called Twelve and its devastating effects on the beautiful rich and desperate poor of New York City.
- Published: 15 May 2003
- Format: Paperback 256 pages
- ISBN 13: 9781843540724 ISBN 10: 184354072X
- Sales rank: 180,832
Full description for Twelve
Nick McDonell's electrifying novel tells the story of a fictional drug called Twelve and its devastating effects on the beautiful rich and desperate poor of New York City. A bleak Manhattan midwinter and a group of wealthy teenagers, left to their own devices by disregarding parents, delve into the excesses of drugs, sex and the most chilling acts of violence imaginable. Hunter ----- falsely accused of murder after a fight on the basketball courts; White Mike - a straight-A student who makes a fortune selling illegal substances; Laura - gorgeous but obsessed with a fabulous new designer drug called 'twelve'; and Claude - whose trips into the shadier corners of Chinatown have fuelled a macabre fascination with deadly weapons...From page one, this novel pulsates towards its apocalyptic climax. Cool and cruel and utterly compulsive, TWELVE is the debut novel of 2002.