The Blurb On The Back:
One teenager in a skirt.
One teenager with a lighter.
One moment that changes both of their lives forever.
If it weren’t for the 57 bus, Richard and Sasha would never have met. Although they live in the same city, they are from radically different worlds. But one single reckless act changes both of their lives forever.
What happens next is a story of race and discrimination, but also of recovery, reconciliation and hope. It’s about the good and bad in all of us, and how your whole life can change in the time it takes to flick a cigarette lighter.
And remarkably, it’s all true.
You can order THE 57 BUS: A TRUE STORY OF TWO TEENAGERS AND THE CRIME THAT CHANGED THEIR LIVES by Dashka Slater from Amazon USA, Amazon UK, Waterstone’s or Bookshop.org UK. I earn commission on any purchases made through these links.
The Review (Cut For Spoilers):