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Carnegie medal under fire after 'vile and dangerous' Bunker Diary wins

Posted at 7:03AM Wednesday 25 Jun 2014

The judges of the UK's top prize for children's literature, the Carnegie medal, have rallied in the face of an extraordinary attack on the winning novel from the Telegraph, which called Kevin Brooks's The Bunker Diary a "uniquely sickening read" which "seems to have won on shock value rather than merit".

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Telegraph: The Bunker Diary: why wish this book on a child?




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