Will he or won't he? Have sex, of course. Malcolm is sixteen. With the mind of a scientist, the body of a teenager, and an ambition to reconcile the two, he embarks upon his latest research project - sex. Join Malcolm on his journey, as he meets the cast of characters who will take him a little closer to the centre of life's mystery.
Will Charlotte find true love? Will Kevin get his man? How did Juliet lose her virginity and will Malcolm get what he wants?
Malcolm and Juliet is a multi award-winning, farcical comedy by one of New Zealand's best writers for young adults. Bernard Beckett can write whatever he wants and always does it with prodigious style.
Bernard Beckett is the author of ten books, and has won many awards. In 2006 Bernard was awarded a fellowship for a project examining DNA mutations. This new direction in his life led to the publication of the sophisticated sci-fi novel Genesis, which has since been published in over twenty countries and was the winner of the 2010 Prix Sorcieres.