Landfill is a boy raised with animals behind the walls of Hinterland -an industrial landscape succumbing to weeds and wild flowers. His guardian, a tormented scavenger called Babagoo, protects him from the horrors of Outside, on one condition - follow his rules: NEVER COME LOOKING OUTSIDE. NEVER RISE ABOVE THE WALL. But as he gets older, Landfill's curiosity is winning out over obedience and he begins to question whether Outside is deserving of such fear and
loathing. And when Landfill finally meets an Outsider named Dawn, his world is turned upside down as he learns that the Hinterland isn't what it seems and that Babagoo hasn't being telling him the whole truth...
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Darren Simpson is in his thirties and lives with his wife and children in Nottingham. He has written numerous adult short stories, and The Dust on the Moth, a crowdfunded multimedia collaboration including music downloads, art and photography. This is his first book for younger readers.More about Darren Simpson