Grow Up

Grow Up : A Novel

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In this bawdy, raucous, and unabashedly frank novel, youth is certainly not wasted on the youngHailed as "one of the most hilarious and well-observed accounts of teenage debauchery you are ever likely to read" by the trendsetting British lifestyle magazine Dazed & Confused, Ben Brooks's Grow Up is a shocking, stylish, and very modern coming-of-age story.

As Jasper J. Wolf careens through high school, his list of to-dos includes: get high with friends, seduce the hottest girl in school, and, last but not least, expose his stepfather as a murderer. But as growing up soon teaches him, what he wants and what he gets are often wildly different and decidedly unexpected.

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Product details

  • Paperback | 260 pages
  • 127 x 195.58 x 20.32mm | 204.12g
  • New York, NY, United States
  • English
  • Reprint
  • 014312109X
  • 9780143121091
  • 731,247

Review quote

"A vicious, often hilarious--and hilariously blunt--microcosm of contemporary, ketamine-addicted British youth."-- "blacklisted "
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About Ben Brooks

Ben Brooks is the author of Fences, An Island of Fifty, and The Kasahara School of Nihilism. He has been nominated for a Pushcart Prize. He was born in 1992 and lives in Gloucestershire, England.
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2,367 ratings
3.65 out of 5 stars
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4 36% (853)
3 26% (613)
2 11% (253)
1 4% (84)
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