The Unlikely World of Faraway Frankie
We've all dreamt of Faraway, a place so like the world we know but where we make the rules; Frankie Finnegan more than most. His parents have separated and his life is miserable. When he wakes up in Faraway one morning he thinks that all his dreams have come true, until things start to unravel and Frankie’s Dream slides inexorably towards Nightmare… More
We’ve all dreamt of Faraway, a place so like the world we know but where we make the rules. For Frankie Finnegan, a boy whose sister has died, whose family is in meltdown and whose school life is blighted by bullies, such dreams have a keener edge. Until one day he wakes up in Faraway. His World; His Rules; His Dream; where Grace is still alive and his parents can be happy again.
Yet it soon becomes clear that he’s not the only one with power in Faraway, and the mysterious ‘Owner’ doesn’t take kindly to interference. Things start to unravel, and Frankie’s Dream slides inexorably towards Nightmare…
“Keith Brooke’s The Unlikely World of Faraway Frankie is a masterclass in how to transcend labels. It is wiser about youth and imagination than most other novels published today; and everybody, of whatever age, should read it.” Adam Roberts, author of Yellow Blue Tibia