Author: Sarah Crossan
Rating: 4 Stars
Dates read: 27 Jan 18 – 28 Jan 18
Publication date: 07 Sep 17
Publisher: Bloomsbury Children’s Books
Genre(s): Young Adult; Verse
They think I hurt someone.
But I didn’t. You hear?
Cos people are gonna be telling you
all kinds of lies.
I need you to know the truth.
Joe hasn’t seen his brother for ten years, and it’s for the most brutal of reasons. Ed is on death row.
But now Ed’s execution date has been set, and Joe is determined to spend those last weeks with him, no matter what other people think …
From one-time winner and two-time Carnegie Medal shortlisted author Sarah Crossan, this poignant, stirring, huge-hearted novel asks big questions. What value do you place on life? What can you forgive? And just how do you say goodbye?
This is a largely spoiler free review