WHEN TRUTH AND JUSTICE ARE NO LONGER BLACK AND WHITE ISSUES.. ., Sephy is a Cross, one of the privileged in a society where the ruling Crosses. Persephone Hadley is six months pregnant with a mixed-race baby. In their society this fact alone will threaten the child’s life every day. To make matters worse. Editorial Reviews. From School Library Journal. Grade 9 Up—In this sequel to Naughts and Facebook Twitter Pinterest. Kindle App Ad. Look inside this book. Knife Edge: Book 2 (Noughts And Crosses) by [Blackman, Malorie].

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Having not seen Callum running behind, Sephy concludes that their friendship is no longer as important to him as she had thought.

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I know that the ending of book 1 hit her hard Me too Sephy, me too but that is no excuse to lose whatever it was that made her stand up against the world and scream eff you all. Jude realises that Sephy seriously wants to die so he decides that since killing her would be to do her a favour, he will make her suffer instead.

Sephy’s life begins to fall apart. Knife Edge, by Malorie Blackman 1 11 Oct 16, Page 1 of 1 Start over Page 1 of 1. It doesn’t have the sweet love story behind it and as the characters have grown so has their cynicism and it leaves you with the feeling that there is no hope and this sometimes makes for bleak reading.

He goes to the warehouse and successfully executes his plan. The story is completely unpredictable and highlights so much unjust that still exists in our own society and the forgotten aspects of racial inequality.

I loved every narrative as you really do get a glimpse into the characters,like Jude who I even began to blackma for a short while.

And that I should treat everyone, no matter who, with the same respect I’d like to be shown. She faces pressure from both her less-than-understanding Cross family and her disintegrating Naught family, and everyone in between.


However, he cannot keep clinging to some kind of no-man’s land while the neighbourhood around him is carved up by rival gangs, one headed by a ruthless man, Alex McAuley, the head of a gang of noughts, and another headed by the Dowds, the head of a gang of crosses.

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Sephy is overjoyed to find that Callum is in her class after helping him pass the entrance examination. Stiff language and murky motivation hamper the thin characters from generating emotional suspense. Noughts and Crosses 5 books.

They both strip and make love. Sephy then meets Nathan, the owner of the restaurant in which she sings, and the two start a relationship.

This book is amazing and I’d say it’s even better than the first book. Stiff language and murky motivation hamper the thin characters from generating emotional suspense.

There, kniife argue but then realise their mutual love.

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I seriously admired her and if anything good that came out malorue this novel it was her. Sephy is a Nought who is also the mother of Callie Rose. What other items do customers buy after viewing this item? All the books on my tbr have been shoved aside to finish this series because i need to know what the hell happened.

Other books in the series. Malorrie Sephy and Jude cross race borders in their quests, Sephy joining a naught rock band and Jude romancing a liberal-minded Cross woman. He keeps the secret from his girlfriend. I didn’t feel they were relevant at all. My favourite way to describe it would be in Malorie Blackman’s words herself. Je n’ai jamais ressenti autant de douleur.

Sephy feels trapped and rejects an offer of marriage maloeie her boyfriend, Sonny. I think made me cry even more than the first one, which had the hanging scene. Only Callum knows that it was suicide, as Lynette had left him a secret note that talks of her depression after an attack on her and her Cross boyfriend. Jude is knifee messed up. He’s so ridiculously hateful and it’s so interesting to see such a young person he’s like what, 23? Strong but not preachy message 3.


When her brother-in-law’s violent behavior leads to murder, Sephy provides a false alibi to save Jude, but doing so irreparably damages other lives. Callie Rose also fears that Jude, her uncle, is still alive since he is known for serving revenge cold. She climbs inside herself and finds it hard to malorue with life and with Callie. Callum’s guard, Jack, delivers a letter, written by Callum before he died, saying that he never loved her and could not believe that she was stupid enough to fall for him.

I cant believe it! Encompass Culture Channel 4 Learning: This one was better than the first if that is even possible and all the way through you get the thought of just one more kife, just one more sdge one then you will stop.

The additional parts of the story were read by the author in the first book and by Joan Walker in the three other books.

Tobey and Callie Rose resume kissing after Tobey has put the condom on. Her husband, Callum, was a Cross but was murdered for taking part in the Liberation Militia. Learn more about Amazon Giveaway.

This one is actually better than the first book. Amazon Advertising Find, attract, and engage customers. Moreover — to consider the possibility of a third way — a society run entirely along non-racially defined power structures. Best book series ever. Amazon Renewed Refurbished products with a warranty. Sephy feels an unusual tummy bug come on.

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