The teen detective novel is a rare breed in this post-Famous Five era, now that the catch-cry of popular Young Adult fiction is the familiar and the relatable (I didn’t grow up in England in the 1940s, nor did I have a dog called Timmy, but it didn’t stop me enjoying Enid Blyton’s rollicking series).
Stephen Mansfield reviews 'Noah's Law' by Randa Abdel-Fattah
by Randa Abdel-Fattah
Pan Macmillan, $16.99 pb, 338 pp, 9780330426183
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Stephen Mansfield is the author of a Young Adult novel, Have You Seen Byron Lichen? (2002). He also holds a PhD on representations of patrimony in contemporary Australian autobiography.
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