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Noughts and Crosses - Nick Hern Edition

Noughts and Crosses - Nick Hern Edition $14.99

Dominic Cooke from Malorie Blackman

Published by Nick Hern Books

8 Male 8 Female

An electrifying, bitter-sweet love story with echoes of Romeo and Juliet, set in a society divided by racial bigotry and a world rocked by terrorism

Sephy (a Cross) is the daughter of the Deputy Prime Minister

Callum is the son of a Nought agitator

United by a shared sense of injustice as children, and separated by intolerance as they grow up, their desire to be together begins to eclipse all family loyalty sparking a political crisis of unimaginable proportions

Adapted from Malorie Blackman's best-selling novel

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"I wanted to turn society as we know it on its head, with new names for the major divisions, i.e. Noughts (the underclass) and Crosses (the majority, ruling society)" ~ Malorie Blackman

'Dominic Cooke's excellent adaptation ... a dark, politically unsentimentalised story about teenage love transcending the barriers in a deeply divided society ... heart-rending' ~ Independent

For the Oxford Playscripts edition which is aimed at students and includes Notes & Activities, click here

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