In the fictitious British problem zone of Crongton, Lemar and his friends grow up among poverty and gang crime. At school, the 14-year-old is considered an outsider until his secret crush Venetia begins to take an interest in him. But even the gang leader Manjaro has noticed Lemar and pursues his own dangerous plans with him. The book tells an authentic story of growing up in the ghetto. »A captivating novel« [Deutschlandfunk Kultur].
WED 18.9. | 11:00 | Silent Green | conversation & reading| German & English | Guest: Alex Wheatle | Host: Zara Rahman | Speaker: Matthias Scherwenikas | grades 8–10 | Booking number: 1803