Published by Methuen
"I walk to parks and stare into space ... just stand there and sometimes I cry, so much that I feel I might not ever stop ... I stand in the parks with all the fruit bowls, drinking Special Brew and talking to themselves, I'm like a disappointed old man and I'm fifteen years old ..."
In the suburbs of south London, Jack moves to a new school where he is confronted by aggression, violence and anger. He dreams that time would speed up and hurry by, but then he meets Jamie
And suddenly she makes him wish time could just slow down and stop
An emotionally-charged, bruising yet tender story of the journey of a year in the life of a fifteen year old boy