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    • ISBN:9781444940718
    • Publication date:14 Jun 2018

Run, Riot

By Nikesh Shukla

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A powerful novel about young people standing up for themselves and their community, from the editor/author of The Good Immigrant.

A powerful novel about young people standing up for themselves and their community, from the editor/author of The Good Immigrant.

When teenagers Hari and Jamal film an unarmed youth from their estate being beaten by police, they find themselves hunted by the very people who should be protecting them. But as they go on the run with Hari's twin sister, Taran, and Jamal's girlfriend, Anna, the four friends discover that the truth behind the shooting goes so much deeper, with terrible personal consequences for them all.

A hard-hitting YA crime thriller dealing with timely themes of youth helplessness, gentrification and police brutality.

Biographical Notes

Nikesh Shukla is the editor of British Book Award-shortlisted anthology The Good Immigrant, a collection of essays by British writers of colour about race and immigration in the UK. His debut novel, Coconut Unlimited, was shortlisted for the Costa First Novel Award. He has also written for The Guardian, Esquire, Buzzfeed, Vice, and BBC 2. Alongside his writing work, Nikesh edits Rife magazine, mentoring young writers and filmmakers and enabling them to tell their own stories in their own voices. He lives in Bristol with his family.

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  • ISBN: 9781444940688
  • Publication date: 14 Jun 2018
  • Page count: 400
  • Imprint: Hodder Children's Books
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