A shocking coming of age crime story, full of wonderful characters It is August 1960 and Glue Terrace, overlooking the River Tyne, is due to be demolished All that remains is the abandoned rubbish of former lives The residents themselves have already been shifted In the midst of this desolation lives 15 year old Leslie, whose childhood is rapidly being snatched from him Determined to find a job, full of worries about unpaid bills and his drug filled mother and vulnerable younger brother Geordie, his summer holidays suddenly become a journey of discovery and revelation For in a derelict building, a bombsite than a home, identical twins Maureen and Murial are found dead The house had been their summer playground But now they are lying side by side, like two sleeping angels on a tomb, a dark gash in each of their necks Suspicion immediately falls on Geordie the dafty , who discovered the bodies But Leslie is convinced of his brother s innocence, and is determined to prove it to everyone else Best Download Kindle ePUB Loving Geordie by Andrea Badenoch – bluevapours.co.uk
Died of breast cancer aged 52, Andrea Badenoch had studied and taught literature for much of her life, but came late to writing Once embarked on her new career, she wrote a book a year until 2002.She was born on Tyneside, then moved to Leeds She was educated at Leeds Girls High School and read literature at Manchester University, taking an MA in American literature from London University Literature and feminism were central to her life from her work with a south London women s writing project in the late 1970s to herrecent role at the centre of a group of women writers in Newcastle She co edited the journal Writing Women for six years, helping to oversee its two anthologies, The Virago Book of Writing Women 1998 and 1999.
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- Loving Geordie
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- 02 August 2018 Andrea Badenoch