Meat Market

Juno Dawson

10-12 years
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23 May 2019
9781786540386
416 pages
Synopsis

Fall into the lives of the city's filthy rich with Juno Dawson's deliciously dark and intoxicating London Collection.

WINNER OF THE YA BOOK PRIZE 2020

Jana Novak's history sounds like a classic model cliché: tall and gangly, she's uncomfortable with her androgynous looks until she's unexpectedly scouted and catapulted to superstardom...

But the fashion industry is as grimy as it is glamorous. And there are unexpected predators at every turn.

Jana is an ordinary girl from a south London estate, lifted to unimaginable heights. But the further you rise, the more devastating your fall ...

Honest and raw, this is a timely exposé of the dark underbelly of the fashion industry in an era of #TimesUp and #MeToo. It might just be Juno Dawson's most important book yet.

'Juno Dawson slashes through the glamour of the fashion industry ... combining blockbuster appeal with piercing commentary on modelling, body image and consent' Observer

'Guaranteed to be your summer read' Glamour

A gripping, personal tale of fame and misfortune

BBC Radio 2

Dawson has a gift for writing believable teenagers characters, and Meat Market is a powerful counterweight to light-hearted literature that still portrays modelling as the stuff of dreams

The Guardian

Juno Dawson slashes through the glamour of the fashion industry ... combining blockbuster appeal with piercing commentary on modelling, body image and consent

The Observer