Brenton Brown

Brenton Brown

by Alex Wheatle


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This gritty novel tells of Brenton Brown and his fatal love for Juliet, a woman he soon learns is his half-sister. The struggle each wages to resist the other has far-reaching consequences for the lives they are attempting to lead. This is a story about family ties, forbidden love, and the hard knocks of life on the streets of South London. Riven with robust humor, unforgettable characters, flawlessly accurate dialogue, and towering emotion, this is Alex Wheatle at his best. "Compelling."—Publishers Weekly.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781908129864
Publisher: Arcadia Books Ltd
Publication date: 01/05/2014
Pages: 296
Product dimensions: 5.10(w) x 7.70(h) x 0.80(d)

About the Author

From time to time, a new book arrives which catches its moment in an almost uncanny grip. Set in the middle of the last decade, the latest novel by South London writer Alex Wheatle has an all-too-obvious connection to this week's blazing headlines. —Boyd Tonkin, Independent

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