That Was Then, This Is Now
From Penguin's The Originals collection, That Was Then, This is Now is a hard-hitting coming-of-age story from the author The Outsiders .
Byron and Mark are like brothers, but when they get to 16 things begin to change.
Byron is into girls but Mark is only interested in making money, yet they still enjoy hustling pool games in their friend Charlie's bar.
But, when a shocking bar brawl changes everything, Byron and Mark begin to drift apart.
Life doesn't get easier for Byron, when the drug-addicted brother of the girl he's in love with goes missing, he has to make a huge decision.
Iconic, outspoken, first.
The Originals are the pioneers of fiction for young adults. From political awakening, war and unrequited love to addiction, teenage pregnancy and nuclear holocaust, The Originals confront big issues and articulate difficult truths. The collection includes:
(Un)arranged Marriage - Bali Rai
Stone Cold - Robert Swindells
The Secret Diary of Adrian Mole - Sue Townsend
The Tulip Touch - Anne Fine
I Capture the Castle - Dodie Smith
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