Hurrah for the Film & Literature Board of Review who, just hours ago, has removed all age restrictions and classifications on Ted Dawe’s young adult novel Into the River.
Now you can
Sell it and buy it.
And you and the young people for whom it was written can make up your own minds about it.
The book does deal with strong issues (ones that many young people face every day) but never once does it condone them – quite the reverse.