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OFF

By Christopher Fowler

Posted 29th March 2013

On Wednesday afternoon, Miss Kaylee Harper, aged fifteen, sat down to write a letter to a friend.

Hatfield kept me back on detention cos I woodnt turn off my mobby in English class shes a peedo bitch slut whore and I will get her. Jonni and me know where she lives and we gonna go down there an set fire to her house burn it down with her an her skank kids in it.

Satisfied with her atrtistry, she sat back and hit SEND. Kaylee was large and lumpen and prone to greasy skin, so the only reflecting surface in her room was the screen of her laptop. Pushing a lank lock away from her eyelashes, she switched to another friend on her favourite networking site. There was a girl called Lisa who they were all tormenting at school, and it was time to leave her daily message.

Is that your real face LISA or you minding it for a burns victim? You are LISA LOSER and should kill yourself now.

She needed to upload some photos from her weekend, just to prove that she had been to Jonni's party, but it was a problem, firstly because she did not go to the party, secondly because there was no party, and thirdly because there was no such person as Jonni.

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Christopher Fowler

Christopher Fowler

Christopher Fowler (born March 26, 1953) is an English thriller writer. In addition to his numerous horror, satire and crime novels, he has also written a Sherlock Holmes audio drama for BBC 7 entitled The Lady Downstairs. He was born in Greenwich, London.

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