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'The hype is all true' Sunday TelegraphNick 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.From page one, this novel pulsates towards its apocalyptic climax. Twelve is cool, cruel and utterly compulsive. 'Bret Easton Ellis extraordinary assured debut' Harper & Queen'McDonell is an authentic talent and, long after the storms of hype have died away, his novel will endure as a snapshot of his generation' Observer'Consistently brilliant... One of the most exciting new writers around' Independent on Sunday'A brilliant satirical debut' Time Out'A compulsive elegy to wasted, privileged youth, lives up to the hype... lean, elegant and bleakly witty' Elleshow more

Product details

  • Paperback | 256 pages
  • 128 x 192 x 20mm | 240.41g
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • Main
  • 184354072X
  • 9781843540724
  • 300,666

Review quote

Twelve is "a beautifully tragic and unsettling story ... a reminder of how engrossing a character-driven novel can, and should, be"show more

About Nick McDonell

Nick McDonell is eighteen years old and was born in New York City. He attends more

Rating details

3,166 ratings
3.19 out of 5 stars
5 13% (413)
4 26% (816)
3 36% (1,137)
2 19% (590)
1 7% (210)
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