by Jade LB (Author)
Format: Hardback 384 pages
Imprint: Merky Books
Published: 14 Oct 2021
This timeless coming-of-age story is not just a word of mouth sensation but also a British classic in the making. Complete with essays from esteemed contemporary writers Candice Carty-Williams, Caleb Femi, Aniefiok Ekpoudom and Enny, this is the complete and definitive edition with additional content from the author, perfect for readers - existing and new - to read and fall in love with over and over again.
WITH EXCLUSIVE NEW CONTENT FROM THE ORIGINAL AUTHOR'Keisha the Sket is truly a crucial part of not just Black Brit literature, but British literature as a whole.' Bolu Babalola, bestselling author of Love In Colour'Our literary foremother.' Candice Carty-Williams, best-selling author of Queenie'Keisha the Sket accidentally decolonised literature.' Black Ballad'Reading Keisha the Sket as an adult makes me swoon at the richness of its nostalgia.' Caleb Femi'British answer to Gossip Girl.' Dazed'Keisha the Sket has united a nation and rebirthed a generation of readers who were gripped by the tale of a 'top sket'. The Face Where were you when Keisha the Sket first broke the internet?Keisha is a girl from the ends, sharp, feisty and ambitious; she's been labelled 'top sket' but she's making it work. When childhood crush and long-time admirer, Ricardo, finally wins her over, Keisha has it all: power, a love life and the chance for stability.
But trauma comes knocking and with it a whirlwind of choices that will define what kind of a woman she truly wants to be. Told with the heart and soul of the inner city, with an unforgettable heroine, KEISHA THE SKET is a revelation of the true, raw, arousing and tender core of British youth culture. In print for the first time, KEISHA THE SKET has lived in the phones and websites of fans for decades.