Pushkin Children's Books
It taykes more than one person to start a revolushun
Life in Bearmouth will never change at least that's what people say. They work hard to bring wealth to the Master, toiling in dark mines and brutal conditions for six long days each week.
When young friends Newt and Devlin start to question the system, they set in motion a chain of events that could destroy their entire world.
But freedom is worth fighting for.
'One of the most ambitious and darkly brilliant YA books I've read. It's provocative, tender, claustrophobic and epic. It blew my mind' - Kiran Millwood Hargrave
'A mighty impressive piece of work... compelling, powerful and utterly unique. The voice of Newt is so original, demonstrating a lyrical dexterity in such a brilliant style. I loved the claustrophobic nature of the mine and the wider society as a whole' - Brian Conaghan
'Liz Hyder is a writer of true courage' - David Almond