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Killing Honour

Bali Rai


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'Honour,' I repeated, wondering how such a small word could have caused so much trouble. When Sat's sister, Jas, is married off into the Atwal family she changes, she's quiet and distant. his girlfriend, his friends, football . . . But his investigations take him into dark and dangerous territory .
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  • Paperback
    $22.96
ISBN: 9780552562119
ANNOTATION:
'Honour,' I repeated, wondering how such a small word could have caused so much trouble. When Sat's sister, Jas, is married off into the Atwal family she changes, she's quiet and distant. his girlfriend, his friends, football . . . But his investigations take him into dark and dangerous territory .

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'Honour,' I repeated, wondering how such a small word could have caused so much trouble.

When Sat's sister, Jas, is married off into the Atwal family she changes, she's quiet and distant. his girlfriend, his friends, football . . . But his investigations take him into dark and dangerous territory .

Publisher Description

'Honour,' I repeated, wondering how such a small word could have caused so much trouble.When Sat's sister, Jas, is married off into the Atwal family she changes, she's quiet and distant. But Sat's too busy with his own life; his girlfriend, his friends, football . . . Then Jas disappears.According to her new husband, she's run off with another man. Her family disown her; don't seem to care if she's ever found. But Sat doesn't believe it. Something has happened to his sister and he's determined to figure out what. But his investigations take him into dark and dangerous territory . . .A powerful, hard-hitting teen novel on the controversial topic of honour killing, by multi-award-winning author Bali Rai.

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'Honour,' I repeated, wondering how such a small word could have caused so much trouble. When Sat's sister, Jas, is married off into the Atwal family she changes; she becomes quiet and distant. But Sat's too busy with his own life to notice. Until Jas disappears. According to her new husband, she's run off with another man. Her family disown her; don't seem to care if she's ever found. But Sat doesn't believe it. Something terrible has happened and he's determined to discover what . . . 'Bali Rai deals with important and controversial issues, not because it is fashionable to do so, but because he is compelled to. Long may he continue!' Carousel

Author Biography

Bali Rai has now written eight young adult novels for Random House Children's Books. His first, (un)arranged marriage, created a huge amount of interest and won many awards including the Angus Book Award and the Leicester Book of the Year. It was also shortlisted for the prestigious Brandford Boase first novel award. Rani and Sukh and The Whisper were both shortlisted for the Booktrust Teenage Prize. Bali also writes the hugly popular Soccer Squad series for younger readers.

He was born in Leicester, where he still lives, writing full-time and visiting schools to talk about his books.

Review

"Rai never shies away from difficult topics, and here tackles the controversial issue of honour killings. It's utterly compelling, and will be much-debated" -- Fiona Noble The Bookseller 20110325

Review Text

Rai never shies away from difficult topics, and here tackles the controversial issue of honour killings. It's utterly compelling, and will be much-debated

Promotional "Headline"

A powerful, hard-hitting teen novel on the controversial topic of honour killing by multi-award-winning author Bali Rai. The Lovely Bones meets East is East.

Product Details

Author
Bali Rai
Year
2011
ISBN-10
0552562114
ISBN-13
9780552562119
Format
Paperback
Media
Book
Country of Publication
United Kingdom
Language
English
Short Title
KILLING HONOUR
Series
Corgi Books
Pages
336
Audience Age
12
Publication Date
2011-06-02
Publisher
Penguin Random House Children's Uk
Audience
Children/Juvenile