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Purple People

By Kate Bulpitt

Purple People is a jolly dystopia, telling the story of an outlandish scheme to curtail crime and anti-social behaviour - by dyeing offenders purple - and the news-loving lass who investigates it

You made Purple People a reality. It's available in all good book stores now.
46 pledges


Ebook edition
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$25  + shipping
25 pledges

Super Patron (Early Bird Discount)

Special Early Bird price. Paperback 1st edition, ebook edition and your name in the list of Super Patrons in the front of the book.

25 available.

$30  + shipping
100 pledges

Super Patron Paperback

1st edition paperback, ebook edition and your name in the list of Super Patrons in the front of the book.
$60  + shipping
11 pledges

Purple Party

Tea with the author in Brighton including a box of special Purple People cupcakes (we've had them in the office and they're great!) and everything at the Super Patron Paperback level.
$75  + shipping
10 pledges

Name a Character

Your chance to have a character named after you or a nominated person plus everything at the Super Patron Paperback level.

10 available. Name subject to author approval.

$75  + shipping
3 pledges

Purple Parcel

Be a Lav in style with a limited edition tote bag containing foil-embossed pencils, a special card, an exclusive short story, plus a 1st edition paperback and your name in the back of the book.
$115  + shipping
3 pledges

5 Copy Bundle

5 copies of the 1st edition Super Patron paperback and the ebook edition and your name in the list of Super Patrons in the front of the book.
$150  + shipping
4 pledges

Book Club

5 x Super Patron Paperback plus author appearance and discussion about the book's themes.
$375  + shipping
1 pledge


A personal dedication from the author in the front and the ebook edition

Only one available.

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