Author(s): Hyder, Liz,
Date of Publication: 06/02/2020,
Pagination: 320 pages,
Imprint: Pushkin Children's Books,
Published By: Pushkin Children's Books,
Book Classification: Interest age: from c 11 years, Adventure stories (Children's / Teenage)
Life in Bearmouth is one of hard labour, the sunlit world above the mine a distant memory. Reward will come in the next life with the benevolence of the Mayker. Newt accepts everything - that is, until the mysterious Devlin arrives.
Suddenly, Newt starts to look at Bearmouth with a fresh perspective, questioning the system, and setting in motion a chain of events that could destroy their entire world.
In this powerful and brilliantly original debut novel, friendship creates strength, courage is hard-won and hope is the path to freedom.