Long Way Down : The Graphic Novel
The award-winning, bestselling verse novel is now a stunning graphic novel with illustrations by Danica Novgorodoff. SHORTLISTED for the CILIP Carnegie Medal, WINNER of the UKLA
'A masterpiece from beginning to end.' Angie Thomas, author of The Hate U Give
Everybody ran,ducked, hid, tucked themselves tight. Pressed our lips to the pavement and prayedthe 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.
''Astonishing.' Kirkus Reviews
'A tour de force.' Publishers Weekly
'Will attract teenagers who don't consider themselves 'readers'.' The Inis Reading Guide
Published 19/11/2020 in United Kingdom
Paperback | 208 pages