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He is the winner of the HarperCollins/Saga Magazine contest to find a major new children's writer with his novel Hybrids. In 2008 it also won the Lewisham Schools Book Award.
"Essential reading for the cyberspace generation... A stunningly clever novel." - The Times
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"David Thorpe has surely marked a place amongst promising and highly intelligent writers." - John Lloyd of Waterstones, Bath.
"An absolute must read - a terrifyingly realistic and contemporary novel" - Verity Newman, Waterstones Brentstones
"This powerful, compelling tale asks searching questions about what it means to be human. • A dystopic, imaginative sci-fi chiller about our human reliance on technology • Explores the boundaries of what it means to be human • Asks important moral and philosophical questions about rights and responsibilities. This book will provoke lots of thought and debate • Timely and important as we enter an age of robotics, nanotechnology and genetic modification." - Scholastic Autumn 2007 Highlights
"A great debut." - Inis, the Childrens Books Ireland magazine
"There is vigour and validity in Hybrids... a commendable first novel." - James Lovegrove, Financial Times.