BOY Number 26 is the follow-up to Sunday
Times bestselling author Tommy Rhattigan’s 1963: A
Slice Of Bread And Jam.
Tommy was born in southern Ireland and grew up in crippling poverty in Manchester. 1963:
A Slice Of Bread And Jam documented his close call with the notorious Moors Murderers as a child. Boy Number 26, which is out on Thursday, looks at early life in care, childhood pranks, cruelty and laughter grown from a need to survive his daily torment and stick two fingers up to the system.
Order Boy Number 26 and 1963: A Slice of Bread and Jam for just £12 (RRP £7.99 each). Visit mirrorbooks.co.uk or call 01256 302 699. Offer code B26.