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Malcolm Duffy - Author

About the Author

Malcolm Duffy is a Geordie born and bred. His debut novel, Me
Mam. Me Dad. Me. was inspired by his work as Creative Director of
Comic Relief, meeting women who’d suffered domestic abuse. He is the screenwriter of MICAL, a film about dyslexia inspired by the true story of Pat and Mike Jones, to be realeased by Silverprince Pictures in 2020.

Photo credit: James W. Fortune

Books by Malcolm Duffy

Me Mam. Me Dad. Me.

Me Mam. Me Dad. Me.

Key Stage 4

Author: Malcolm Duffy Format: Paperback Release Date: 04/10/2018

Nominated for the 2019 Carnegie Medal | Humorous and heartbreaking debut novel with the fresh, funny, honest voice of a 14-year-old Geordie lad recounting the trials and tribulations of family life and finding first love.  Danny's mam has a new boyfriend. Initially, all is good - Callum seems nice enough, and Danny can't deny he's got a cool set up; big house, fast car, massive TV, and Mam seems to really like him. But cracks begin to show, and they're not the sort that can be easily repaired. As Danny witnesses Mam suffer and Callum spiral out of control he goes in search of his dad. The Dad he's never met. Set in Newcastle and Edinburgh, this supremely readable coming-of-age drama tackles domestic violence head on, but finds humour and hope in the most unlikely of- places.

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