The Chalk Man by CJ Tudor 

The Chalk Man by C.J. Tudor

In 1986, Eddie and his friends are just kids on the verge of adolescence. They spend their days biking around their sleepy English village and looking for any taste of excitement they can get. The chalk men are their secret code: little chalk stick figures they leave for one another as messages only they can understand. But then a mysterious chalk man leads them right to a dismembered body, and nothing is ever… Read more.

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Trigger & Content Warnings

  • Fatmisia
  • Ableism
  • Racism
  • Antiziganism
  • Homomisia
  • Graphic rape & statutory rape
  • Graphic sexual assault of a child
  • Adult-minor relationship
  • Trauma
  • Nightmares & night terrors
  • Graphic suicide
  • Self-harm
  • Alcohol consumption & abuse
  • Smoking
  • Pregnancy from rape
  • Abortion (theme)
  • Blood & gore depiction
  • Physical injuries, including mutilation and eye trauma
  • Cancer
  • Emesis
  • Hospital
  • Dismemberment
  • Grief & loss depiction
  • Death of a mother & father
  • Death of a friend
  • Death of a brother
  • Death of a fiancé
  • Murder
  • Physical assault
  • Drowning
  • Rollercoaster accident
  • Car accident recounted
  • Graphic death of a pet dog
  • Bullying
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