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Skilpoppe | Young Adult Fiction

Barrie Hough


Sanlam Prize for Youth Literature: gold (1998)
M.E.R. Prize (1999)

This sensitive novel, written by a popular award-winning author deals with themes of drug abuse and homosexuality. It is a story that will make drama, theatre, and especially Shakespeare, come alive for youth readers.

It is a dream come true for Anna when she is chosen to play the role of Juliet in her school’s production of Romeo and Juliet. However, during this time, she learns that people, including herself, have so many hidden versions of themselves under the surface. Just like Russian dolls; the skilpoppe of the title.

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Skilpoppe | Young Adult Fiction

Author: Barrie Hough
Category: Young Adult Fiction
ISBN: 9780624038399
Date Released: 02 February 2002
Price (incl. VAT): R 123.00
Format: Softcover, 106 pp

About this author

Barrie Hough

Barrie Michael Hough was born in Johannesburg on January 17, 1953. He matriculated at Helpmekaar Boys High in 1970 and studied BA Communications at the Rand...