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Inua Ellam's poem, Candy Coated Unicorns And Converse All Stars, is a dark look at the plight of individuals set against violence, both...

This extract from Malorie Blackman's novel, Double Cross, is a dialogue between two people engaged in criminal activities. 

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Inua Ellam's poem, Candy Coated Unicorns And Converse All Stars, is a dark look at the plight of individuals set against violence, both of...
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This extract from Malorie Blackman's novel, Double Cross, is a dialogue between two people engaged in criminal activities. 
  • One, the narrator, seems to have been driven by a need for money to carry something illegal (in this extract we don't know what) and is asking his acquaintance, Dan, some questions before he delivers his mysterious package.To the narrator's alarm,...
  • One of the protagonists in the poem has been beaten by her boyfriend. Against this there are images conjured, ranging from environmental degradation through to war.Hope is offered in the form of dreams ('a candy coated unicorn') and aspiration ('we...