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Dreda Say Mitchell

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Dreda Say Mitchell, who grew up on a housing estate in east London, is an award-winning novelist, broadcaster, journalist and freelance education consultant who describes herself as a 'complete busybody'. Dreda was named one of Britain's 50 Remarkable Women by Lady Geek. She is the author of five novels, with her first book having been awarded The CWA's John Creasey Dagger for best debut crime novel - the first time a Black British writer has received this honour. She has appeared on Newsnight, Daybreak and Canadian television's Sun New Live. She has presented BBC Radio 4's Open Book, and is a frequent guest on Radio 4's The Review Show, Front Row and Saturday Review. Dreda has written for the Guardian, the Independent and the Observer on ...more

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“I’ll be all right when my dad comes.’ Mac felt the words oozing in his stomach. He took the boy’s small hand and squeezed it. Milos swallowed. ‘Is it the day?’ ‘What day?’ ‘The day Daddy doesn’t come back? He said that there might be a day when he has to go away, just like his dad did with him. He told me to be brave, to hold my head tall . . . No, up high, my head up high and no crying.’ But there were already tears gathered in the bottom of his eyes. ‘Uncle Mac, could you ring him up to find out if it’s the day?”
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