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  • Published: 17 August 2021
  • ISBN: 9780241505618
  • Imprint: Penguin
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 368
  • RRP: $16.99

The Upper World

  • Femi Fadugba



A startling original thriller from major new talent Femi Fadugba, THE UPPER WORLD is as mind-blowing as a Christopher Nolan epic with the high-stakes drama of TOP BOY.

A game-changing thriller about two teenagers a generation apart, connected by one bullet with the power to devastate both of their lives. Get ready to reconsider everything you thought you knew about time . . .

Esso is a teenager running out of time and into trouble. Accidentally caught up in a gang war, he receives an unexpected gift: access to a world where he can see glimpses of the past and future. But now Esso has the devastating knowledge that the road he is on will eventually lead to the deaths of the people he loves most.
A generation later, football prodigy Rhia is about to lose everything. When a man comes into her life claiming to know the key to time travel and asking for her help, she becomes obsessed with finding a way back to the past to save the parents she never got to meet . . .

Two teenagers. Fifteen years. One chance to stop a bullet.

  • Published: 17 August 2021
  • ISBN: 9780241505618
  • Imprint: Penguin
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 368
  • RRP: $16.99

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