Astonishing...a bitter terrifying novel of wild teenage delinquents
ACE BOOKS (UK) H443
FIRST PRINTING 1961
ORIGINALLY PUBLISHED IN HARDBACK BY ROBERT HALE 1958
Miss Singleton takes on the problem of the Teddy Boy...The atmosphere of slum and youth club is well done and here is a book clearly with its heart in the right place.
What makes a Teddy Boy? This realistic yet compassionate novel illustrates the immense difficulties facing those trying to help boys who are the victims not only of themselves but of bad surroundings and associates. Effective blend of story with topical social problems.
The humanity behind the story is genuine, the story itself is moving and leaves a lasting impression.
-BOOKS AND BOOKMEN
Miss Singleton shows an astounding familiarity with the argot of teenage gangsters...as modern as a two-tone convertible...A remarkable novel.