Shelter is arrested and dragged off to jail. Some may say he his psychotic. He starts small and tries not to create a pattern in his killings so he cannot be tracked down. You get to know two different points of view and two different opinions.
He tells us his story in a very colloquial way as if you are staying next beside him. Oh well, I recommend this book for all book readers. To his surprise, Gail gets agitated and begs him not to leave. They go out every day and beg and spend their nights in doorways.
On his first night, he is forced from a comfortable doorway and has his watch stolen by another homeless man, known only as "the Scouser". Obsessed by the idea, he buys a cat, which he christens Sappho to make it appear to others that he is actually a nice guy.
Meanwhile, Shelter is continuing his campaign to kill homeless people. With the bodies, he wants to set up his own army, the Camden Horizontals. When Gail reappears Link finally discovers the truth about her.
Because everytime it started to get boring, it almost always came a chap He decides to make them his next victims. Despite his best efforts, he is unable to find a job in London, mostly because of his lack of qualifications, and his scruffy, unironed clothes and tramp-like appearance do him no favours in job interviews.
He and Link become best friends. Gail gives Link a wad of banknotes, which he considers throwing away. He hears them laugh as they walk away, and he thinks they were making fun of him.
However, one day, Ginger leaves Link for a while because he wants to have a geeze at something with his friends but does not return. Shelter plans very meticulously.
Despite his best efforts, he is unable to find a job in London, mostly because of his lack of qualifications, and his scruffy, unironed clothes and tramp-like appearance do him no favours in job interviews. He hears them laugh as they walk away, and he thinks they were making fun of him.
Patrick NessRobert WestallFor many years, some runners-up books were designated Highly Commended, at least 29 in 24 years from to and three previously. Link and his older sister, Carole, do not get along with him, and his mother is too shy to pacify the situation. Stone Cold is a good example. He thinks that he is doing a good job by killing homeless people.
It then emerges that Ginger had come back from visiting his friends and tried to find Link and that Shelter had persuaded Ginger that he had hit Link with his car and taken him back to his home. The two of them decide to pull together, and Ginger shows Link how to survive on the streets.
Deciding to make another fresh start, he packs up his few belongings and decides to leave Camden. Link notices that something is "off" about Gail, but he does not know what.
By the time he encounters Link, Shelter has killed seven people. Stone Cold by Robert Swindells Plot summary Link becomes homeless after his mother's boyfriend Vince kicks him out of his home.
However, the close-knit nature of his community in Bradford, Link found that living with his sister there was humiliating, and after an argument with Vince at Christmas, he decided to sneak off to London to start a new life.
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Stone Cold by Robert Swindells. Swindells researched Stone Cold by sleeping rough in London for three nights. “My exile from society was brief,” Swindells says modestly, “I had friends’ phone numbers on my arm in biro in case of an emergency. On pages of Stone Cold, Link gives a description of what it is to sleep on the streets of London.
Remind yourself of the extract, then complete the following activities. Make a list of ten of the worst things about sleeping rough.
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