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Eg during a football match and Sean unable to find a replacement for his cousin and desperate to help him agrees to join in on the robbery himself However having entered a world of apparently easy money and hard drugs Sean finds it increasingly hard to return to his previous life as The Scholar An ode to London s black youth culture The stars of this book hail from the generation before mine but many of the themes explored resonated with me and my experiences of London Newland s characters are vivid and full of personality Together these inhabitants of a West London estate paint a picture of the reality for young people across the city

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The Scholar A West side Story

When his dad dies under police arrest after a pub brawl Cory goes to live with his cousin Sean By their late teens the cousins though close have chosen different paths Sean is trying to improve his life through education whereas Cory has already become involved in petty crime burglary and deali This is a book that s worn out At least once a year I go back to this book Maybe because it rings somewhat close to home Classic and a must read for anyone who lives in the city and grew with their cousins who were like siblings

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Ng E However everything changes when Cory stabs a man called Roger after a rave putting him in hospital This has grave repercussions for Cory Roger was supposed to be taking part in an armed robbery with Levi a notorious crack dealer Levi now expects Cory to take his place But Cory breaks his l I could relate to this book because of the similarities with my generation I found the language authentic and the themes relevant to the majority of youths both from past generations and current Definitely a read to go back to I am eager to reads the second installment of the tales of the Greenside estate


4 thoughts on “The Scholar A West side Story

  1. says:

    This is a book that's worn out At least once a year I go back to this book Maybe because it rings somewhat close to home Classic and a must read for anyone who lives in the city and grew with their cousins who were like siblings

  2. says:

    I could relate to this book because of the similarities with my generation I found the language authentic and the themes relevant to the majority of youths both from past generations and current Definitely a read to go bac

  3. says:

    An ode to London’s black youth culture The stars of this book hail from the generation before mine but many of the themes explore

  4. says:

    What age range would everyone think this is appropriate for