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Being

Written by Kevin Brooks

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One of our 'Must Reads'. Who is Robert? When he goes in for his operation, Robert is sure he knows exactly who he is. But, things look different when the surgeon opens him up. It leads Robert to set off on a thrilling journey to find out the truth about himself. A funny, spooky, romantic and fast-paced adolescent journey of discovery.

The unravelling romance and gory action scenes will keep boys and girls alike hooked, and both will be asking the question, “what is Robert?” - Oscar 14

 

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Being Synopsis

Sixteen-year-old Robert lies anaesthetized. A routine operation has just gone wrong. As Robert slowly wakes, he can hear, he can feel, but he can't scream. The operation isn't over. But life, as Robert knows it, is. Robert goes on the run, terrified and desperate for answers. But what if the answers are too terrifying to face?

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ISBN: 9780141319100
Publication date: 01/03/2008
Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd
Format: Paperback

ISBN: 9780141381442
Publication date: 01/03/2007
Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd
Format: Hardback

Book Information

ISBN: 9780141319100
Publication date: 1st March 2008
Author: Kevin Brooks
Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd
Format: Paperback
Pagination: 336 pages
Suitable for: 13+ readers
Genres: General Fiction
Recommendations: eBooks
Other Categories: Bookshelf Essentials

About Kevin Brooks

It was the publication of Martyn Pig that changed everything. After being turned down by a number of publishers, Kevin Brooks sent his manuscript to The Chicken House, who jumped on the chance to publish it. They released Martyn Pig in the spring of 2002. In the U.K, the book went on to be short-listed for the Carnegie Medal and win a Branford Boase Award for a first best novel. And in the United States, it was named a Publishers Weekly Flying Start and an ALA Book of the Year, among its many accolades. One of Brooks' favorite genres is ...

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