It's early morning and Meanwhile Street thinks it's waking to a regular Wednesday in May. Soon a disconcerting sound alerts Maggie and Gordon that something's t right. Throughout the day neighbours bear witness to a series of apparently unrelated incidents that, by midnight, leave a solitary fifteen-year-old running for his life and a Polish girl preparing to flee London for good. It is Thursday before anyone kws that events have culminated in a single, heart-wrenching tragedy. In the aftermath, kids and adults from all backgrounds are forced across their thresholds to confront one ather and the community they share. Love and trust, courage and cowardice, hope and despair, are all challenged, with some extraordinary and surprising consequences.
Miranda Glover read English at Oxford before embarking on a publishing career, specializing in art, design and the web. She has edited several well-received books set in the art field as well as writing several art reference books. Miranda is married to a portrait photographer and they have two young children.
Transworld Publishers Ltd
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General & Literary Fiction
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Bantam Books (Transworld Publishers a division of the Random House Group)