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London teenager has first novel published


A London schoolgirl is having her first novel published before she has even taken her GCSE English exam.

Mina Bint Mohammad, who wrote the book at just 14 years of age, has based it on her own experiences growing up as a Muslim in the East End of London.

BBC London's Alice Bhandhukravi reports.

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