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Noughts & crosses

Noughts & crosses

Author: Malorie Blackman
Publisher: London : Corgi Children's, 2006.
Series: Noughts and crosses, bk. 1
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
In a world where the pale-skinned Noughts are discriminated against by the politically and socially powerful dark-skinned Crosses, teenagers Callum--a Nought--and Sephy--a Cross--test whether their love is strong enough to survive their society's racism.

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Genre/Form: Young adult fiction
Teen fiction
Young adult works
Romans, nouvelles, etc
Material Type: Fiction, Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Malorie Blackman
ISBN: 9780552555708 0552555703
OCLC Number: 298517122
Notes: Originally published: London: Doubleday, 2001.
Description: 478 pages
Contents: Noughts & crosses --
An eye for an eye.
Series Title: Noughts and crosses, bk. 1
Responsibility: Malorie Blackman.


Sephy is a Cross - a member of the dark-skinned ruling class. Callum is a nought - a 'colourless' member of the underclass who were once slaves to the Crosses. Against a background of prejudice,  Read more...


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"Blackman's absorbing but alarming novel deals with themes of racism and prejudice . . . Unforgettable" * Independent * "Stimulating and emotionally satisfying" * Financial Times * "A gritty read for Read more...

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