Blade 1: Playing Dead

Blade 1: Playing Dead

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So what am I going to tell you? Not much so don't get excited. You probably want to know my name. Well, that's a bit of a problem. I got loads. But there is one name I like. Everybody called me it in the old days. No one does now cos no one in this city knows it. And that's fine. I don't like to remember. But I do like the name. You can use it if you want. BLADE. From the Carnegie Medal-winning author of River Boy, Starseeker and Frozen Fire comes something completely different - the first title in a startlingly compelling new series. Contemporary, pacy, and utterly gripping, Blade takes you on a roller-coaster ride through the secret, dangerous life of its unforgettable narrator. This thrilling new series for teenagers combines an enormously likable and engaging central character with the harsh realities of street life and the youth gang culture that is so prevalent in today's news. The mysteries and cliffhanger endings of these short, accessible books will have the power to tempt all readers as they gradually become absorbed into Blade's dangerous world.show more

Product details

  • 12-17
  • Paperback | 160 pages
  • 128 x 196 x 18mm | 117.93g
  • Oxford University Press
  • Oxford, United Kingdom
  • German
  • 019275484X
  • 9780192754844
  • 606,736

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464 ratings
3.85 out of 5 stars
5 34% (157)
4 32% (147)
3 24% (110)
2 8% (37)
1 3% (13)
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