I'm the king of the castle

Front Cover
H. Hamilton, 1984 - Fiction - 251 pages
6 Reviews

From inside the book

What people are saying - Write a review

User ratings

5 stars
3
4 stars
2
3 stars
0
2 stars
0
1 star
1

LibraryThing Review

User Review  - laytonwoman3rd - LibraryThing

A psychological masterpiece illuminating the often terrifying dynamics of the minds of children in a way that I think Lord of the Flies is meant to. But I couldn't read past the first few pages of ... Read full review

LibraryThing Review

User Review  - stevierbrown - LibraryThing

What a really beautifully written book. But oh, how bleak and depressing and unfortunately, how shocking and true. Although a young adult book, and indeed a book that really should be read by every ... Read full review

Contents

Section 1
31
Section 2
50
Section 3
79
Copyright

11 other sections not shown

Other editions - View all

Common terms and phrases

About the author (1984)

Author Susan Hill was born in Scarborough, United Kingdom on February 5, 1942. She graduated from King's College in London in 1963 and became a full-time writer. She worked as a freelance journalist between 1963 and 1968 and has been a monthly columnist for the Daily Telegraph since 1977. She founded her own publishing company, Long Barn Books, in 1996 and publishes a literary magazine called Books and Company. She has written works of fiction and non-fiction as well as children's books. She also edits short story compilations. She won numerous awards including a Somerset Maugham Award for I'm the King of the Castle; the Whitbread Novel Award for The Bird of Night; the Mail on Sunday/John Llewellyn Rhys Prize for The Albatross, and the Smarties Prize for Can It Be True? She currently lives in Cotswolds with her husband.

Bibliographic information