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Slum Boy

Hardcover / ISBN-13: 9781914240829

Price: £20

ON SALE: 29th February 2024

Genre: Biography & True Stories / Memoirs

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Reviews

What a brave and powerful story. If you like Shuggie Bain and Damian Barr then Slumboy is for you
Lemn Sissay
Fans of (Douglas) Stuart and (Damian) Barr will pounce on this startling debut. Compulsively readable, it's Dickensian in its rich cast of Glaswegian characters
Patrick Gale
Powerful and beautifully written... Juano Diaz's elegant and heartbreaking memoir immediately brings to mind Douglas Stuart's Booker-winning Shuggie Bain
Guardian
A powerful and at times harrowing memoir. Slum Boy is a remarkable and moving tale of survival.
Times Literary Supplement
A heart-breaking, inspiring read
Alan Cumming
An extraordinary survival story
Sophie Fiennes
A reminder that beautiful things grow and flourish
Christie Watson
The writing is beautiful
Scooter LaForge
A heart-breaking, inspiring read
Alan Cumming
An extraordinary survival story
Sophie Fiennes
A reminder that beautiful things grow and flourish
Christie Watson
A heart-rending story that has you constantly holding back tears
Dr Pam Hogg
I laughed and cried. It's a masterpiece
Joey Arias