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AND THEN THERE WERE SHOTS
Everybody
ran,
ducked,
hid, tucked
themselves tight.

Pressed our lips to the
pavement and prayed
the boom, followed by
the buzz of a bullet,
didn't meet us.
After Will's brother is shot in a gang crime, he knows the next steps. Don't cry. Don't snitch. Get revenge. So he gets in the lift with Shawn's gun, determined to follow The Rules. Only when the lift door opens, Buck walks in, Will's friend who died years ago. And Dani, who was shot years before that. As more people from his past arrive, Will has to ask himself if he really knows what he's doing.
This haunting, lyrical, powerful verse novel will blow you away.

Long Way Down Reviews | Toppsta

9780571335114
  • ISBN: 9780571335114
  • Pub Date: 4th January 2018
  • Publisher: Faber & Faber
  • Imprint: Faber & Faber
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number of Pages: 336

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