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Author: Melvin Burgess
Publisher: London : Andersen Press, 2014.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
Set in the early to mid-eighties, this tells the story of two English teenagers, Tar and Gemma, who are drawn into the dangerous and destructive world of heroin addiction.

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Genre/Form: Young adult fiction
Teen fiction
Young adult works
Material Type: Fiction, Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Melvin Burgess
ISBN: 9781783440627 1783440627 0141315938 9780141315935
OCLC Number: 872724528
Notes: TV tie-in.
Originally published: London: Andersen, 1996.
Awards: Winner of CILIP Carnegie Medal (UK).
Description: 324 pages ; 20 cm
Responsibility: Melvin Burgess.


This 20th Anniversary edition of the classic novel comes with an introduction from former children's laureate Malorie Blackman and bonus content following its controversial history, from its writing  Read more...


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"Everyone should read Junk." * The Times * "Melvin Burgess's ground-breaking Junk remains the best book about teenagers and drugs to this day" * Julia Eccleshare, Guardian Online * "Junk has a Read more...

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