I was nine years old the first time I hit my father and made him bleed. He was proud.
It's now five years after his father's death, and fourteen-year-old George is the man of the family. He knows all too well how brutal the life of a fighter can be. Didn't it kill his father?
But Monty, George's younger brother, has a completely different attitude. Boxing comes naturally to...more
I liked that this book had some fights in it, I mean it is a boxing book. That's about it though, I didn't feel particularly connected with anyone or anything in the book, and there was nothing that really caught me or sucked me in.
Gritty, some violence, inner-city life. It was ok, just didn't suck me in.