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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There was nothing I could fault and it’s definitely the best book I’ve read in a long time.

It was so bladkman and I couldn’t put it down; a page-turner for sure. Jude was full of hate through all of Noughts and Crosses, but Callum’s death left him full off so much more hate. Sephy and Callum made the first book, not only in being strong characters themselves, but how the plot was intertwined around them whilst continually shifting perspective. I loved every narrative as you really do get a glimpse into the characters,like Jude who I even began to like for a malorif while.

She hears Callum shouting to her but is unsure if she heard the word ‘too’ so she cannot be sure that Callum heard her.

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Rebecca loves his company, as he treats her like a person, unlike other boys, who are interested only in her family and money. Alexa Actionable Analytics for the Web. Fear and hate, not a good mix, but it shows how Jude’s life balances like a knife edge – one wrong move in either direction and the effects would be bad!


She begins to neglect Callie Rose.

Noughts and Crosses 2. For other uses of Noughts and Crosses, see Noughts and crosses disambiguation.

View all 13 comments. The play garnered positive reviews, with Blackman herself saying that she “knew it was in really safe hands”. He calls Callum an idiot for sleeping with her.

I reckon it’s for good reason though since the in justice system robbed him of his father and his brother and kind of in a roundabout way his sister. Must redeem within 90 days. Khife will be helped, one will be betrayed, and only one will be overwhelmed by their current distress and do the unthinkable. Book 3 Noughts and Crosses Paperback.

Knife Edge by Malorie Blackman – review

I hope it finishes on a high note. Sephy struggles with seeing Meggie losing the last bladkman member of her family. I bought this for my year-old, who loved the first one. Luckily, Dan appears from nowhere and kills the two minions outside and McAuley, saving Tobey’s life.

Amazon Advertising Find, attract, and engage customers. 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. However, he decides to end their relationship and become merely ‘friends’. Get fast, free shipping with Amazon Prime. The book picks up with Sephy, a few months from delivering her daughter, about to be murdered by Jude, Callum’s radical, bitter brother.

Would definitely use this seller again! However, he finds himself in love with a cross and he lets what he’s be taught down the toilet and he sticks with his judgement and continues to love said cross. Want to Read Currently Reading Read. First off I really did enjoy this beautiful masterpiece its filled with sorrow, hate, passion, revenge, depression, pain, rage, second chances, love and so so so much more. How could Jude be so delusional I just wanted to scream out to the world and rip my hair at that part.


But there is one key difference: May 03, Josie rated it it was amazing Shelves: Sephy decides, for Meggie’s sake, to give Jude a false alibi for Cara’s death.

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Ryan, after Callum’s father, if it is a boy, and Callie Rose if it is a girl. He then orders Tobey to meet him at his warehouse. I still havent read the third one, but I ordered it and cant wait. Two families have been shattered by the divided and violent society they live in.

Les personnages sont vrais. But Blackman goes to some very dark places, especially in the shocking ending. As Sephy had feared after being followed by Maalorie for a few days, he arrives, planning malprie murder Sephy. She enters the house and discovers that Callum had left her a letter telling her to meet him at the family’s private beach.

It doesn’t stop me wanting to continue with the series, indeed the inherent readability of the blckman makes it inevitable that I will finish it.