Edge by Thomas Blackthorne

Edge by Thomas Blackthorne

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You thought Big Brother was tough? Try Knife Edge -- the reality TV show where wannabe knife fighters are the celebrities in a nation going to hell.

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You thought Big Brother was tough? Try Knife Edge -- the reality TV show where wannabe knife fighters are the celebrities in a nation going to hell. Britain, tomorrow. The ultimate response to knife crime has been instituted by a bankrupt government: duelling with knives has now been legalised. On Saturday nights, the nation sit down to watch the countries best fighters slash it out on prime time. When a young boy with hoplophobia (the fear of weaponry) runs away from home, his father hires a former special forces agent to find him. With the help of the boy's psychiatrist, Josh Cumberland delves into the dark underbelly of the knife culture that has infected his country with no guarantee that the boy is even still alive! FILE UNDER: Future Thriller [Reality TV/ Slashed jugulars / Apocalyptic weather / Save the children]

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SKU GOR003911476
Title Edge
Author By (author) Thomas Blackthorne
Condition VERYGOOD
Binding Type Paperback
Publisher HarperCollins Publishers
Year Published 2010
Number of Pages 384
ISBN 10 0007349718
ISBN 13 9780007349715
Edition N/A
Prizes N/A
Cover Note: Book picture is for illustrative purposes only, actual cover or edition may vary.
Note: This is a used book - there is no escaping the fact it has been read by someone else and it will show signs of wear and previous use. Overall we expect it to be in very good condition, but if you are not entirely satisfied please get in touch with us.
Description

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You thought Big Brother was tough? Try Knife Edge -- the reality TV show where wannabe knife fighters are the celebrities in a nation going to hell. Britain, tomorrow. The ultimate response to knife crime has been instituted by a bankrupt government: duelling with knives has now been legalised. On Saturday nights, the nation sit down to watch the countries best fighters slash it out on prime time. When a young boy with hoplophobia (the fear of weaponry) runs away from home, his father hires a former special forces agent to find him. With the help of the boy's psychiatrist, Josh Cumberland delves into the dark underbelly of the knife culture that has infected his country with no guarantee that the boy is even still alive! FILE UNDER: Future Thriller [Reality TV/ Slashed jugulars / Apocalyptic weather / Save the children]
Additional Information

Additional Information

SKU GOR003911476
Title Edge
Author By (author) Thomas Blackthorne
Condition VERYGOOD
Binding Type Paperback
Publisher HarperCollins Publishers
Year Published 2010
Number of Pages 384
ISBN 10 0007349718
ISBN 13 9780007349715
Edition N/A
Prizes N/A
Cover Note: Book picture is for illustrative purposes only, actual cover or edition may vary.
Note: This is a used book - there is no escaping the fact it has been read by someone else and it will show signs of wear and previous use. Overall we expect it to be in very good condition, but if you are not entirely satisfied please get in touch with us.