Melvin Burgess, author of the award-winning young adult novel "Junk", explores the sinister side of fame, obsession and the cult of celebrity in the psychological thriller "Sara's Face". Sara Carter wants to be famous. Fame is her obsession. So when legendary rock star Jonathon Heat offers her star training and the cosmetic surgery she thinks she wants, Sara can't believe her dream will come true. But Jonathon Heat doesn't want Sara's talent. Jonathon Heat wants Sara's face. Melvin Burgess is on top form with this chilling, original and topical psychological thriller. Award-winning children's author Melvin Burgess is one of the most distinctive voices in contemporary young adult fiction. His most well-known book "Junk" won the Carnegie Medal, the Guardian Children's Fiction prize and was shortlisted for the Whitbread Children's Book of the Year. Other titles by Melvin Burgess available from Penguin include: "Nicholas Dane", "Doing IT" (winner of the "LA Times" Young People's Book of the Year) and "Kill All Enemies". If you enjoyed "Sara's Face" and want to get inside more of your favourite books, then check out website for exclusive author interviews, competitions, and much more.
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Melvin Burgess is regarded as one of the best writers in contemporary children's literature. In 1997 his controversial bestseller Junk won the Guardian Children's Fiction Award and the Carnegie Medal. It was also shortlisted for the 1998 Whitbread Children's Book of the Year. Four of his novels have been shortlisted for the Carnegie Medal: The Cry of the Wolf, An Angel for May, The Baby and Fly Pie and The Ghost Behind the Wall. Melvin lives in Manchester with his two children.Revue de presse :
Genuinely chilling . . . a smart satire for our image-obsessed culture ( Telegraph)
Sara's Face is quite unlike anything else I have read this year ( Independent)
Ingenious and chilling . . . the narrative gallop will have readers sitting up half the night to finish it ( Observer)
Remarkable . . . startling ( Publishing News)
Thrilling . . . it stays with you ( Guardian)
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