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The Runner By Keith Gray

The Runner
by Keith Gray

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Jason has had enough of his parents' arguments. He's running away to stay with his brother in Liverpool. On the train journey he meets a 'runner' called Jam, who lives on the monster Intercity trains and stations. His carefree and adventurous life sounds so exciting that Jason begins to think he might join Jam. Then Jason discovers Jam's secret.
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The Runner by Keith Gray

Jason has had enough of his parents' arguments. He's running away to stay with his brother in Liverpool. On the train journey he meets a 'runner' called Jam, who lives on the monster Intercity trains and stations. His carefree and adventurous life sounds so exciting that Jason begins to think he might join Jam. Then Jason discovers Jam's secret.

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The Runner Reviews


"Another little jewel from Keith Gray, at his best on a small canvas" * Carousel *
"A skilful and credible modern fantasy" * Guardian *
"A brilliant story . . . fast-paced sensitive tale which ends with a surprising twist" * Irish Times *
"This is a well-crafted, pacy thriller" -- Kathryn Ross * Scotsman *
"Insightful and entirely believable, this story is a gem" * Booktrust *

About Keith Gray


Keith was born and brought up in Grimsby and knew from an early age that he wanted to be a writer. When he received 0% for his accountancy exams he decided to pursue his dream. Since then, he has gone on to win the Angus Book Award and the silver medal in the Smarties Prize. He has twice been shortlisted for the Guardian Fiction Prize and was shortlisted for the Booktrust Teen Prize and the Scottish Arts Council Book Award. Rave reviews about his writing have appeared in every broadsheet. Keith was a judge for the Blue Peter Book Award, the Guardian Fiction Prize and the Bookstrust Teen Prize and reviews regularly for the Guardian. Keith is now a full-time writer living in Edinburgh.

Additional information

GOR001068377
The Runner by Keith Gray
Keith Gray
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Random House Children's Publishers UK
2005-01-06
96
0440866561
9780440866565
N/A
Book picture is for illustrative purposes only, actual binding, cover or edition may vary.
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.