Abomination

Author(s): Robert Swindells; Ben Hughes (Designed by)

Young Adult Fiction

"Martha is twelve - and very different from other kids, because of her parents. Strict members of a religious group - the Brethren - their rules dominate Martha's life. And one rule is the most important of all- she must never ever invite anyone home. If she does, their shameful secret - Abomination - could be revealed. But as Martha makes her first real friend in Scott, a new boy at school, she begins to wonder. Is she doing the right thing by helping to keep Abomination a secret? And just how far will her parents go to prevent the truth from being known?

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Robert Swindells was born in Bradford in 1939 and continues to live in Yorkshire. He left school at 15 and worked in a variety of jobs, including primary school teaching, before becoming a full-time writer. His widely acclaimed novels often reflect his political passions, such as BROTHER IN THE LAND, which is set in the aftermath of a nuclear war. He has won the Red House Children's Book Prize several times and in 1993 he won the prestigious Carnegie Medal for STONE COLD, a young adult novel about homelessness.

General Fields

  • : 9780141379234
  • : Penguin Books, Limited
  • : Puffin
  • : August 2017
  • : 19.80 cmmm X 12.90 cmmm
  • : United Kingdom
  • : October 2017
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : 176
  • : Robert Swindells; Ben Hughes (Designed by)
  • : Paperback
  • : 1
  • : English
  • : 823.914