Charlotte always thought there was something not right about Compton Rosehay (aka Stalemate). Perhaps it’s the plastic families, the identical rows of houses, or the girls who only talk about diets. When she meets Elaine, Charlotte sees there is life outside her stifling neighbourhood. Together they spot the cracks in the town’s exterior, to discover the hidden world of Stalemate.
They Do Things Differently There is on our UKYA Top 100 list.