A Beautiful Game

A Beautiful Game Robbie MacFarlane is a disappointment to his father Named after the top striker of Hearts Football Club his dad calls him their lucky mascot but Robbie has two left feet and secretly spends his time

  • Title: A Beautiful Game
  • Author: Emma Mooney
  • ISBN: 9781909841
  • Page: 470
  • Format: Paperback
  • Robbie MacFarlane is a disappointment to his father Named after the top striker of Hearts Football Club, his dad calls him their lucky mascot,but Robbie has two left feet and secretly spends his time in the world of books His dad says books are for girls.A Beautiful Game is an honest, deeply moving coming of age story that will spirit you back to the days of school bulliRobbie MacFarlane is a disappointment to his father Named after the top striker of Hearts Football Club, his dad calls him their lucky mascot,but Robbie has two left feet and secretly spends his time in the world of books His dad says books are for girls.A Beautiful Game is an honest, deeply moving coming of age story that will spirit you back to the days of school bullies, first dates and graffiti on playground walls.

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    About “Emma Mooney”

    1. Emma Mooney

      Emma Mooney is not a football fan and, to her, it doesn t matter which teams win or lose, but she does care about young people and it s this passion that inspired her to write A Beautiful Game.Emma has completed courses in creative writing at both Glasgow and Edinburgh University and for six years was an editor for Ironstone New Writing.This is her debut novel and she hopes you enjoy getting to know the main character, Robbie, as much as she did.Emma lives near Edinburgh with her husband and three children She enjoys exploring the grittier side of fiction.Find Emma at emmamooney

    883 thoughts on “A Beautiful Game”

    1. Emma Mooney's writing sparkles. It's brilliant and beautiful. Quick to the point with no fluff to weigh it down. Interestingly, it's beautiful when writing about some of the ugliest material around. The pervasive impact of family violence on a child is truthfully explored in this nothing-held-back novel. It explores the consequences of loss and violence for Robbie at school, with peers, with family, with first love and with himself. It was heartbreaking (but utterly realistic) how socio-economic [...]


    2. An excellent, but heartbreaking, story of the realities of being an adolescent growing up in a household with domestic violence. The main character, Robbie, is particularly well written and believable and really has you caring and worrying about him and who he will become. His mother too, while initially seeming unsympathetic, is also fully rounded and gained more sympathy as I discovered more about her plight.



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