Fugitives Paperback – 10 June 2004
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- Publisher : Hodder Children's Books; 1st edition (10 June 2004)
- Language : English
- Paperback : 288 pages
- ISBN-10 : 0340875739
- ISBN-13 : 978-0340875735
- Dimensions : 12.7 x 19.9 x 1.7 cm
- Customer Reviews:
SEALEGS'A fast moving and exciting adventure' - The Financial Timesan immensely readable, highly enjoyable thriller - Review supplement to The ObserverTense and involving, this is accomplished work. - The IndependentThe Fugitives is a pacy thriller and . . . involves the reader in bigger ideas and issues. . . The context of terrorism allows him to explore ideas of personal responsibility, both to people and ideals. The strong link between character dilemma and plot makes the gritty and shocking events believable. - Write Away WebsiteFrom the very beginning the reader is drawn in and the action is fast. The ethical issues that arise are dealt with honestly and realistically. - The School Librarian
About the Author
Alex Shearer started his writing career as a scriptwriter and has had great success in that field. His credits include The Two of Us, the 1990s sitcom starring Nicholas Lyndhurst. More recently he has started writing for children. His Wilmot stories have been adapted for TV by Yorkshire television, and his children's novel, The Greatest Store in the World, was screened as a feature length TV film on Christmas Eve 1999 by the BBC. Alex's recent novel 'The Speed of the Dark' was shortlisted for the 2002 Guardian Fiction Prize