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    • ISBN:9780349002361
    • Publication date:04 Aug 2016

Cuckoo

By Keren David

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Some teenagers dream of fame. But for actor Jake, fame is the starting point. The older he gets, the faster his star seems to fade. Now he's in free-fall . . . In Cuckoo, when a young man falls from stardom to homelessness it takes an unlikely angel to save him from disappearing completely.

He's a household name . . . without a home

Jake is an actor, a household name thanks to his role on the UK's most popular soap. But his character went upstairs to his bedroom six months ago and never came down again, and now Jake is facing an uncertain future. Add to that his dad's anger issues, the family's precarious finances and the demands of a severely autistic brother; Jake's home feels like a powder keg waiting to explode. It's easier to spend nights on friends' sofas and futons, but what happens when you feel like a cuckoo in every nest?

Cuckoo is a novel about the roles we play when we don't fit in anywhere, and finding unlikely solace when home is the least welcoming place of all.

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  • ISBN: 9780349002354
  • Publication date: 04 Aug 2016
  • Page count: 272
  • Imprint: ATOM
Well-written and gripping — The Bookbag
A clever use of social media that teenagers will be comfortably familiar with — Daily Mail
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