Friday, September 12, 2014

Forest Gate by Peter Akinti

This novel describes life in the violent, poverty-stricken slums of London's East End for young Somali refugees. James and Ashvin are best friends but their desperation causes them to attempt to end their own lives in a suicide pact.

Readers who enjoyed this book also enjoyed: Name and Number by Josh Hoskinson, The Hoopster by Alan Sitomer, and Roseflower Creek by Jackie Le Miles.

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