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Some Kind of Black

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1997 Betty Trask Prize (nominee)
1996 Authors' Club Best First Novel Award

A coming of age story about Dele, a young student, and his sister Dapo whp glide through love, politics and violence; Diran Adebayo's debut is funny, street-smart fiction which puts language through hoops to create an exhilarating odyssey through the London scene.

Genre: General Fiction

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"Funny, smart and attractively tough... magnificent and seductively Nineties." - Julie Myerson

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