Talking Location With author JS Monroe – West Penwith, CORNWALL
Location(s): Western Australia
Genre(s): Fiction, Young Adult
Summer, 1965. In the fictional town of Corrigan, WA.
Late one night, thirteen-year-old Charlie Bucktin is startled by a knock on his window.
His visitor is Jasper Jones. Rebellious, mixed-race and solitary, Jasper is intriguing. And he needs Charlie’s help. In the dead of night, the boys steal through town, and Charlie learns of Jasper’s horrible discovery.
Burdened by a terrible secret and the weight of a town’s suspicion, Charlie feels his world closing in.
After this summer nothing will ever be the same again.
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