A highly charged and life-affirming story ... cleverly explores both sides of an emotive and important issue
This, for once, is a young adult novel genuinely meriting the description 'thought-provoking'.
The most powerful YA book that I have read this year ... beautifully written ... the sharpness of prose and utterly skillful storytelling should make this book a must-read for young men and women all across Britain
A moving account of friendship broken and repaired by the complications of social justice, and has relevance beyond the specific story it tells
Grapples head-on with the problems of terror, race and religion