Monday, September 5, 2016

Noughts and Crosses by Malorie Blackman (#1 in the Noughts and Crosses Series)

"Sephy is a Cross. Cullum is a Nought..."

Sephy is a Cross - a member of the dark-skinned ruling class, Who own the government the banks and all the successful business. Callum is a Nought - a Light member of the underclass who were once slaves to the Crosses. The two have been friends since early childhood, but that’s as far as it can go. In their world, Noughts and Crosses just don’t mix. Against a background of prejudice and distrust, intensely highlighted by violent terrorist activity, a romance builds between Sephy and Callum - a romance that is to lead both of them into terrible danger. Can they possibly find a way to be together?

Not Suitable for Young Readers
Author: Malorie Blackman
Genre: Young Adult, Romance
Publisher: Random House (2001)

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