Liccle Bit

By admin, May 21, 2015

Alex Wheatle is an award winning British novelist and has published 8 novels, initially focussing on his life in Brixton as a teenager, and experiences with social care. Alex’s first novel, Brixton Rock, was published to critical acclaim in 1999. Five more novels, East Of Acre Lane, The Seven Sisters, Island Songs, Checkers and The Dirty South followed, all highly praised. He was awarded an MBE in the Queen’s Birthday Honours list for services to literature in 2008. A favourite of reading groups and libraries, he is UK’s most read Black British author. He is working on a non-fiction book about Black Britain and has just released a teen novel, Liccle Bit.


  1. Ella Taylor says:

    ‘Liccle Bit’ was a very good read, it really draws you in with not just the language it uses (making the setting more south london-ish) but feels real to me. Nobody has super powers or anything, but who needs super powers to be as heroic as Lemar? (only sometimes though. Everyone makes bad decisions, even book characters)

  2. E.R. Murray says:

    I love the sound of this book – added to my TBR pile – and just look at that cover! Stunning!

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