Surviving Sting by Paul McDonald

Surviving Sting

Paul McDonald

When Mal starts going with Joolz, the most desirable girl in Walsall, 1979, he thinks his sexual dreams have come true. Unfortunately they dissolve in a comic brew of sex, violence, misunderstandings and too much alcohol. All part of growing up - a good read.

Extract

Joolz and I got together at the Walsall Town Hall Disco in 1979. She'd been going out with a mate of mine, Brainy Kev, for some time but had recently put an end to the relationship.
"I've chucked the Bastard."
"Why?" I shouted.
"He changed when bought his new copy."

Parallels
  • Catcher in the Rye by J D Salinger
  • Forever by Judy Blume

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