Young Team, The

Graeme Armstrong

Format: Hardback

Publisher: Pan Macmillan

Published: 5th Mar '20


Inspired by real events, this is a story about gangs, growing up in Scotland and the struggles young people face in choosing a future in Britain today.

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The Times top ten bestseller.’An instant Scottish classic’ The SkinnyAzzy Williams is ready. Ready to smoke, pop pills, drink wine and ready to fight. But most of all, he’s ready to do anything for his friends, his gang, his young team.Round here, in the schemes of the forgotten industrial heartland of Scotland, your mates, your young team – they’re everything.Azzy Williams is fourteen; a rising star, this is his life and he loves it. Azzy Williams is seventeen; he’s out of control. Azzy Williams is twenty-one; he’d like to leave it all behind. But a way out isn’t easy to find . . . Inspired by the experiences of its author, Graeme Armstrong, The Young Team is an energetic novel, full of the loyalty, laughs, mischief, boredom, violence and threat of life on these streets. It looks beyond the tabloid stereotypes to tell a powerful story about the realities of life for young people in Britain today.

Additional information

Weight 0.506 kg
Dimensions 40 × 145 × 224 mm
Page Count 400