WHEN TRUTH AND JUSTICE ARE NO LONGER BLACK AND WHITE ISSUES.. ., Sephy is a Cross, one of the privileged in a society where the ruling Crosses. Persephone Hadley is six months pregnant with a mixed-race baby. In their society this fact alone will threaten the child’s life every day. To make matters worse. Editorial Reviews. From School Library Journal. Grade 9 Up—In this sequel to Naughts and Facebook Twitter Pinterest. Kindle App Ad. Look inside this book. Knife Edge: Book 2 (Noughts And Crosses) by [Blackman, Malorie].

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Blackman has really captured that hate in this wonderfully written book.

Book 2 Noughts And Crosses. Jasmine, Sephy’s mother, does what she can to bring Callie and Sephy closer together but develops breast cancer and struggles with her life.

Sephy is a Cross, one of the privileged in a society where the ruling Crosses treat the pale-skinned noughts mmalorie inferiors. Sephy feels trapped and rejects an offer of marriage from her boyfriend, Sonny. Return to Book Page. This book shifts its focus slightly, necessarily so due to the ending of the first book. Jasmine, remembering that she used to be friends with the McGregor family, secretly hires a prominent Cross lawyer to defend Ryan.

She decides to follow the path of her father with her new hate-filled personality. Then you can start reading Kindle books on your smartphone, tablet, or computer – no Kindle device required.

Jude is such a conundrum – he’s an awful guy there’s no denying that but the loss and pain and hurt he’s suffered in his short life and the way he’s been treated are a direct correlation of that. Paperbackpages. I was so excited, and eager to begin reading this book when my mum brought it home from the library.


The voices of each character alternate between chapters, and along with Sephy a black-skinned Cross, we see the world through the eyes of Jude, a white-skinned nought and Callum’s brother, and occasionally from Sephy’s mother, Jasmine, and Jude’s mother, Meggie.

I liked it but I preferred noughts and crosses because I felt more link to the characters and I had more emotions however I liked the book anyhow and can’t wait to read checkmate. Aug 15, Carolyn Storer rated it really liked it Shelves: Thanks for telling us about the problem.

I’m not even joking i think i died a little at this part because even though we knew it was not true it was just the most gruesome and cruel letter I have ever read hide spoiler ] Actual rating 4. My order came super quickly, was exactly what I needed and was in fabulous condition.


Malorif when Jude is faced with his biggest problem yet, can he trust what he’s forever hated? Callum has his trial and is sentenced to be hanged. He was hanged for terrorism months ago, but his presence still torments Sephy. Jude is a Nought.

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Customers who viewed this item also viewed. V and ohmygosh I don’t even know what to express in words of what I feel for Jude. Knife Edge Hardcover Open Preview See a Problem? Fear and mlorie, not a good mix, but it shows how Jude’s life balances like a knife malogie – one wrong move in either direction and the effects would be bad! When her brother-in-law’s violent behavior leads to murder, Sephy provides a false alibi to save Jude, but doing so irreparably damages other lives.


Obviously, Sephy is not fond of Jude, but when his actions take him to the brink of disaster, his life poised on a knife edge, can she stand by and do nothing? Retrieved 21 August They eventually resume their relationship and admit their love. Kamal makes a similar offer to Callum but also wants Callum to say publicly that he raped her. I seriously admired her and if anything good that came out of this novel it was her.

To make matters worse, the baby’s father, Callum, is dead. She hears Callum shouting to her but is unsure if she heard the word ‘too’ so she cannot be sure that Callum heard her. December 26, Language: The most popular white rocker is actually black; white performers must use the back doors to enter venues; popular desserts have racist names.

Page 1 of 1 Start over Page 1 of 1. She sees herself as more of a Nought.

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Tobey takes her hand and places it over his erection. The book Noughts and Crosses is a dystopian fiction based in a 21st-century parallel universe. And she’s not alone.

Both are powerful gangs that frequently injure and kill each other’s members as well as suspected informants. Book 1 in the Configured Trilogy.