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Being

Written by Kevin Brooks

Key Stage 3 Key Stage 4

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One of our 'Must Reads'. Who is Robert? When he goes in for his operation, Robert is sure he knows exactly who he is. But, things look different when the surgeon opens him up. It leads Robert to set off on a thrilling journey to find out the truth about himself. A funny, spooky, romantic and fast-paced adolescent journey of discovery.

The unravelling romance and gory action scenes will keep boys and girls alike hooked, and both will be asking the question, “what is Robert?” - Oscar 14

 

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Being Synopsis

Sixteen-year-old Robert lies anaesthetized. A routine operation has just gone wrong. As Robert slowly wakes, he can hear, he can feel, but he can't scream. The operation isn't over. But life, as Robert knows it, is. Robert goes on the run, terrified and desperate for answers. But what if the answers are too terrifying to face?

Book Information

ISBN: 9780141381442
Publication date: 1st March 2007
Author: Kevin Brooks
Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd
Format: Hardback
Pagination: 336 pages
Year Groups: Key Stage 3, Key Stage 4

About Kevin Brooks

Kevin Brooks was born in Exeter and studied in Birmingham and London. He has worked in a crematorium, a zoo, a garage and a post office, before - happily - giving it all up to write books. Kevin is the author of many acclaimed award-winning young adult novels, including Martyn Pig, Lucas, Kissing The Rain, The Road of the Dead, Black Rabbit Summer and iBoy. He now lives in North Yorkshire. The Bunker Diary won the CILIP Carnegie Medal in 2014. Photo credit Nadja Meister

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