The Kickdown Girls
by Georgina Campbell
If you haven’t seen 'Attack the Block' or 'Shank' or perhaps don’t even know what these are, you are unlikely to understand or enjoy this book. For a large part of the population, especially in London and other major cities, there is an urban sub-culture which takes in gangsta rap and gangsta culture. It has its own language and set of rules. This is not cosy suburbia.