Martyn Pig by Kevin Brooks Review 3/5

Overall Impression: A good quick read, that gets the reader thinking.

With his father dead, Martyn has a choice. Tell the police what happened – and be suspected of murder. Or get rid of the body and get on with the rest of his life.
Simple, right? Not quite. One story leads to another. Secrets and lies become darker and crazier. And Martyn is faced with twists and turns that leave him reeling.
Life is never easy. But death is even harder.

Martyn Pig (yes, that is the characters full name, poor guy) is 14, and lives with his drunk and violent excuse for a dad. Martyn does the cooking, runs the errands, and just about everything else you can think of. But one day, his dad takes it too far. He throws a punch, Continue reading